On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1959

Famous Birthdays

  • Chrissy Amphlett, Australian singer-songwriter (Divinyls - "I Touch Myself"), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia (d. 2013)
  • Luc Brewaeys, Belgian pianist, conductor, and composer, born in Mortsel, Belgium (d. 2015)
  • Marina Minkin, Israeli harpsichordist and teacher (Ad Libitum Ensemble), born in Ukraine

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42
1959 Highlights

About October 25, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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