Friday 9 October 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 9 October 1959 ?
- Giorgio Vanzetta: Italian skier, an Olympic Bronze and Silver medal champion, winning the Bronze for 15 km long distance and the Silver for the relay race at Albertville in February 1992.
- Boris Nemtsov: Russian academic and politician First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2015).
- Michael Cobley: English-born Scottish writer.
- Mike Singletary: NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears).
- 1st phone call between auto and plane (Delaware)
- Lee Harvey Oswald arrives in Southampton
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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