Thursday November 05, 1959
US date format: 11/5/1959, UK date format: 5/11/1959
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 5, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Bryan Adams and Tomo Česen.
In that special week of November 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.
Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 05, 1959?
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 05, 1959?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
- Dee Clark - Hey Little Girl
- Jackie Wilson - You Better Know It
- Della Reese - Don't You Know
- Bo Diddley - Say Man
- Nina Simone - I Loves You, Porgy
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Drifters - <P6>(If You Cry) <P255>True Love, True Love
- Brook Benton - So Many Ways
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
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Days to next November 05If November 05, 1959 is your birthday you're 60 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
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