Friday 16 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 Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
A Summer Place, directed by Delmer Daves, 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 ?
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1959 ?
- Kevin Brennan: Welsh journalist and politician.
- Marc Collins-Rector: American businessman founded Digital Entertainment Network.
- Brian Harper: American baseball player and coach.
- Gary Kemp: English singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Spandau Ballet).
- Philip Maini: mathematician at the University of Oxford.
- Tessa Munt: English lawyer and politician
- Jamie Salmon: English-New Zealand rugby player and sportscaster
- Erkki-Sven Tüür: Estonian flute player and composer
- John Whittingdale: English politician Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport
- Erkki-Sven Tuur: Estonian composer
- George C Marshall: US army General, dies at 78.
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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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