Friday 18 September 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns.
In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 18 September 1959 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Gilles Veissière: French football (soccer) referee, best known for supervising two matches during the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea and Japan.
- Ian Arkwright: English footballer.
- Mark Romanek: American director and screenwriter.
- Ryne Sandberg: Spokane, Washington -- Infielder (Chicago Cubs).
- Chip Banks: American athlete, line backer.
- Benjamin Peret: French surrealist author (Born 1899).
- Vanguard 3 is launched into orbit to measure local phenomena related to Earth's atmosphere.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Sarah Vaughan - Broken-Hearted Melody
- Fats Domino - I Want To Walk You Home
- Jan and Dean - Baby Talk
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