Sunday 27 September 1959
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Beth Heiden and Suzy Welch.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny.
In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Alaskans.
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Which were the important events of 27 September 1959 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Beth Heiden: American champion skater with her brother, Eric who were winning international titles by the time they were in their teens.
- Suzy Welch: American journalist, editor-in-chief of the prestigious Harvard Business Review (HBR).
- Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
- Braves and Dodgers finish in a tie (86-68)
- Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit
- Nearly 5000 people die on the main Japanese island of Honshu as the result of a typhoon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- Sarah Vaughan - Broken-Hearted Melody
- Fats Domino - I Want To Walk You Home
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
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