Sunday 6 September 1959
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paki Valente and Bill Root.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns.
In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits.
The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while The Tents Of Wickedness by Peter De Vries was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Riverboat.
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- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:06 September
- Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Browns - The Three Bells
- Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- Sammy Turner - Lavender-Blue
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- Ray Charles - What'd I Say (Part I)
- Elvis Presley - A Big Hunk O' Love
- The Drifters - There Goes My Baby
- Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Fats Domino - I Want To Walk You Home
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