Wednesday 14 October 1959
It was Wednesday, 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 Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
The Wonderful Country, directed by Robert Parrish, 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..
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Which were the important events of 14 October 1959 ?
- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- A J Pero: Staten Island, New York -- Drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It).
- A Pero: American drummer (Twisted Sister and Adrenaline Mob) (d. 2015).
- Cannelle : French model, TV presenter and singer, known in Italy in the 1980s thanks to the advertisement for the Morositas brand of confectionary.
- AJ Pero in Staten Island: New York, USA; drummer (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It").
- AJ Pero: American drummer (Twisted Sister).
- Errol Flynn: Australian-American actor.
- WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
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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
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
- Frankie Avalon - Just Ask Your Heart
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