Monday 13 July 1959
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danitra Vance and Nerine Shatner.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka.
In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
North by Northwest, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while What We Must Know About Communism by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Oh Boy!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1959 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - Lonely Boy
- Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
- Lloyd Price - Personality
- Stonewall Jackson - Waterloo
- Connie Francis - Lipstick On Your Collar
- Fabian - Tiger
- Bobby Darin - Dream Lover
- Freddy Cannon - Tallahassee Lassie
- Carl Dobkins Jr. - My Heart Is An Open Book
- Frankie Avalon - A Boy Without A Girl
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