Saturday 23 May 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison.
In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1959 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Ryuta Kawashima: Japanese neuroscientist and academic.
- Marcella Mesker: Dutch tennis player and sportscaster.
- Bob Mortimer: English comedian and actor.
- Linden Ashby: Actor (Mortal Kombat).
- Party with Comden & Green closes at John Golden NYC after 44 performances
- Presbyterian church accepts women preachers
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
- Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City
- Dave Baby Cortez - The Happy Organ
- The Impalas - Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)
- Bobby Darin - Dream Lover
- Dodie Stevens - Pink Shoe Laces
- Martin Denny - Quiet Village
- Edward Byrnes - Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)
- Dion and the Belmonts - A Teenager In Love
- Fabian - Turn Me Loose
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