Friday 20 November 1959
It was Friday, 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 20 November 1959 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Sean Young: American actress onscreen from 1977 with film credits that included "Blade Runner," "Dune" and "No Way Out.
- Beate Metz: German foreign correspondence clerk, media scientist, journalist and astrologer, the coworker of "Astrologiezentrum Berlin.
- Orlando Figes: English historian and academic.
- James McGovern: American lawyer and politician.
- Sean Young in Louisville: Kentucky, USA; actress (Dune, Young Doctors in Love).
- WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal
- The Declaration of the Rights of the Child is adopted by the United Nations.
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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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