Saturday 3 October 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carmen Russo and Frederick Stephen Couples.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny.
In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Pillow Talk, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hawaiian Eye.
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1959 ?
- Carmen Russo: Genoa, Italy -- Miss Teenage Italy (1972).
- Frederick Stephen Couples: Seattle, Washington -- PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open).
- Fred Couples: American golfer.
- Greg Proops: American comedian actor and screenwriter.
- Jack Wagner: Rocker / actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place).
- Marc Wallice: American porn actor and director
- Tochigiyama Moriya: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 27th Yokozuna (Born 1892).
- 13th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 6-1 at Montreal
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Sarah Vaughan - Broken-Hearted Melody
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