Wednesday 18 November 1959
It was Wednesday, 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 18 November 1959 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Cindy Blackman: American drummer.
- Karla Tucker: American murderer (d. 1998).
- Jimmy Quinn: Northern Irish footballer and football manager.
- Ulrich Noethen: Ulrich Noethen is a German actor who has appeared in many movies and TV films.
- Marie-Claude Adam: French mother of sextuplets born 14 January 1989 in Paris.
- Ramona Singer: Reality Star
- Washingston Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
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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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