Saturday 7 November 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tina Kieffer and Michel Roth.
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.
Shadows, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fractured Fairy Tales.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 November 1959 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
- Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
- Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
- Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Tina Kieffer: French TV journalist, a reporter and Editor in Chief of a magazine.
- Michel Roth
- Srinivas : Indian singer-songwriter.
- Billy Gillispie: American basketball player and coach.
- Alexandre Guimarães: Brazilian-Costa Rican footballer and manager.
- Victor McLaglen: Actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- Della Reese - Don't You Know
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- Wink Martindale - Deck Of Cards
- Jerry Wallace - Primrose Lane
- Frankie Avalon - Just Ask Your Heart
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
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