Friday 19 June 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kimberley Leston and Anne Hidalgo.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton.
In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits.
Darby O'Gill and the Little People, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick 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 19 June 1959 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Kimberley Leston: Journalist.
- Anne Hidalgo: French politician of Spanish descent, she grew up in Lyon.
- Christian Wulff: German politician, President of Germany from 2010 to 2012.
- Mark DeBarge: American singer-songwriter and trumpet player (DeBarge).
- US Senate rejects President Dwight Eisenhower's appointment of Lewis Strauss for Secretary of Commerce.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
- Lloyd Price - Personality
- Bobby Darin - Dream Lover
- Martin Denny - Quiet Village
- Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City
- Dion and the Belmonts - A Teenager In Love
- Freddy Cannon - Tallahassee Lassie
- Paul Anka - Lonely Boy
- Edward Byrnes - Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)
- Franck Pourcel's French Fiddles - Only You
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