What Happened on October 21, 1959

Historical Events

  • Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana

Event of Interest

Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York

  • Players Association approves 2 All-Star Games in 1960, to be held in KC & NY
1959 History

Famous Birthdays

  • George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
  • Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • Tony Ganios, American Actor
Born in 1959

About October 21, 1959

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 14 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: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin