Tuesday 29 September 1959
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
Pillow Talk, directed by Michael Gordon, 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 29 September 1959 ?
- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Gary Sampson: American homicide; a deadbeat dad, a small-time thief, a desperate alcoholic and finally, the killer of three alleged victims.
- Leslie Graves: Silver City, New Mexico -- Actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2).
- Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis, debuts on CBS-TV
- Philip Marlowe, debuts on ABC-TV
- Dodgers win game 2 of playoff, 6-5, and take NL pennant
- Little Anthony and the Imperials record Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop
- Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Sarah Vaughan - Broken-Hearted Melody
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