What Happened on October 24, 1959

Historical Events

Music Concert

US premiere of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Cello concert

Famous Birthdays

  • Michelle Lujan Grisham, American politician, Governor of New Mexico (2019-), born in Los Alamos, New Mexico
1959 Highlights

About October 24, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • UK #1 Song: Travellin' Light - Cliff Richard & The Shadows