On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1959

Historical Events

NHL All-Star Game

13th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Russo, Miss Teenage Italy (1972), born in Genoa, Italy

Fred Couples

Fred Couples, American golfer (US Masters 1992; Senior Players C'ship 2011; Senior British Open 2012), born in Seattle, Washington

  • Greg Proops, American actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway/), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jack Wagner, American actor (General Hospital; Melrose Place) and pop singer ("All I Need"), born in Washington, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • William Bishop, American actor (Black Eagle, Adventures in Silverado, It's a Great Life), dies of cancer at 42
1959 Highlights

About October 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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