Monday 16 November 1959
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods.
In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1959 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Bert Cameron: Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Corey Allen Pavin: Oxnard, California -- PGA golfer (1995 US Open).
- Glenda Bailey: English journalist.
- Francis Fesmire: American cardiologist and physician (d. 2014).
- Helen Pearson: Soap Opera Actress.
- Kate Thompson: Novelist
- Sound of Music opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 performances
- The Sound of Music opens on Broadway.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- Guy Mitchell - Heartaches By The Number
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Della Reese - Don't You Know
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- Brook Benton - So Many Ways
- Wink Martindale - Deck Of Cards
- Jerry Wallace - Primrose Lane
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