What Happened on October 2, 1959

Historical Events

  • Rod Serling's anthology series "The Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Luis Fern├índez, French soccer defensive midfielder (60 caps; PSG), born in Tarifa, Spain
1959 Highlights

About October 2, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • UK #1 Song: Only Sixteen - Craig Douglas