Saturday 12 December 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Belouis Some and Scott D Vangen in Granite Falls.
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 The Status Seekers by Vance Packard 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 12 December 1959
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1959 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Belouis Some: rocker (Neville Keighley - "Some People").
- Scott D Vangen in Granite Falls: Minnesota, USA; astronaut.
- Jasper Conran: English fashion designer.
- Russell Simpson: Actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79.
- UN Committee on Peaceful Use of Outer Space is established
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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 ?