On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bob Merrill's musical "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
  • Marc Shaiman, American film and Broadway composer (When Harry Met Sally; Hairspray), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Todd Graff, American actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York