Monday 5 October 1959
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Troy Luccketta and Eric Halphen.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin.
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 5 October 1959 ?
- Troy Luccketta: Rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper).
- Eric Halphen: French prosecuting attorney, the Examining Magistrate.
- Maya Lin: American sculptor/architect.
- Kelly Phelps: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- David Shannon: American author and illustrator.
- Kenan İpek: Turkish lawyer and judge
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
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