Saturday 24 October 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin.
In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, 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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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Gunnar Bakke: Norwegian banker and politician 65th Mayor of Bergen.
- Mike Brewer: American baseball player.
- Chihiro Fujioka: Japanese director and composer.
- Michelle Grisham: American lawyer and politician.
- Rowland Howard: Australian guitarist and songwriter (The Birthday Party and These Immortal Souls) (d. 2009).
- Brad Johnson: American model and actor
- Dave Meltzer: American journalist and historian
- Shawn Moody: American businessman and politician
- Ruth Perednik: English-Israeli psychologist and academic
- Denis Troch: French footballer and manager
- Annette Vilhelmsen: Danish educator and politician Danish Minister of Social Affairs
- Anthony Waller: Lebanese-English actor director producer and screenwriter
- Dominique Baert: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France who represents the Nord department. He is a member of the Socialist Party (Parti Socialiste) and works in association with the SRC parliamentary group.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
- Frankie Avalon - Just Ask Your Heart
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