Friday 13 November 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anne Manning and Rosie Jones.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin.
In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, 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 Rocky and His Friends.
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- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Anne Manning: Australian walker (1996 Olympics).
- Rosie Jones: Santa Ana, California -- LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic).
- Daniel Prunty: American businessman, a real estate developer, and homicide perpetrator.
- Caroline Goodall: English actress and screenwriter.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Della Reese - Don't You Know
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Wink Martindale - Deck Of Cards
- Jerry Wallace - Primrose Lane
- Paul Evans - Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat
- Guy Mitchell - Heartaches By The Number
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