Wednesday December 09, 1959
US date format: 12/9/1959, UK date format: 9/12/1959
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 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 Mario Cantone and Bianca Berlinguer.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin.
In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits.
Suddenly, Last Summer, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while Station Wagon In Spain by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Showtime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 09, 1959?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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- Walter Compton: News anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 09, 1959?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Adam Faith - What Do You Want?
- Emile Ford & The Checkmates - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?
- Neil Sedaka - Oh Carol
- Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Travellin' Light
- Avons - Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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