Thursday 26 March 1959
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon.
In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits.
Warlock, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1959 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- David Delong in Portland: Oregon, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1988 British Columbia Open).
- Chris Hansen: American reporter and correspondent.
- Carol Stuart: American attorney and homicide victim, shot in the back of the head allegedly during a robbery 10/23/1989 20:35, Boston.
- Test debut for Mushtaq Mohammad versus West Indies age 15 years 124 days.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Avalon - Venus
- Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
- The Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me
- The Coasters - Charlie Brown
- Ritchie Valens - Donna
- David Seville - Alvin's Harmonica
- Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
- Thomas Wayne - Tragedy
- Ricky Nelson - Never Be Anyone Else But You
- The Bell Notes - I've Had It
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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