Thursday 10 December 1959
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 10, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christophe Auguin and Noëlla Hego.
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 Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Showtime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 10 December 1959
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1959 ?
- Christophe Auguin: French sailor, the winner of the boat challenge in Sydney.
- Noëlla Hego
- Mark Aguirre: American athlete, played pro basketball beginning in 1981 for 13 seasons.
- Noëlla Hégo: French criminal, who abetted her companion Stéphane Moitoiret in the abduction and murder of 11-year-old Valentin Crémault who he killed by 44 knife wounds on 28 July 2008.
- Kevin Ash: English journalist and author (d. 2013).
- Mario Cantone: Comedian.
- Wolf Hoffmann: German guitarist (Accept).
- Udi Aloni: American-Israeli filmmaker, writer, and activist.
- Burke Moses in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Sean Baxter - As the World Turns).
- Raphaël Faÿs: French jazz, gypsy jazz and classical guitarist and composer.
- Henri Vidal: French film actor who made his film debut alongside Edith Piaf in the movie Montmartre-sur-Seine in 1941.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spacemen - The Clouds
- Brook Benton - So Many Ways
- Jackie Wilson - Talk That Talk
- The Drifters - Dance With Me
- Fats Domino - Be My Guest
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Come Into My Heart
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Della Reese - Don't You Know
- Sammy Turner - Always
- Marv Johnson - You Got What It Takes
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?