Wednesday 16 December 1959
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Orlando Woolridge and Pierre Mérot.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heartaches By The Number by Guy Mitchell.
In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits.
Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hudson's Bay.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 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 16 December 1959 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Orlando Woolridge
- Pierre Mérot
- Steven Irvine: rock drummer (Lloyd Cole and The Commotions).
- Alison LaPlaca: American actress.
- Donna Brazile: Politician.
- Steve Mattsson: American author and illustrator.
- Larry Poindexter: American actor and singer.
- Alexander Lebedev: Russian businessman and politician.
- Alison La Placa: New Jersey, United States -- Actress (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show).
- Snow falling in Lowarai Pass, West Pakistan, kills 48.
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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
- Brook Benton - So Many Ways
- Sammy Turner - Always
- Jackie Wilson - Talk That Talk
- The Spacemen - The Clouds
- The Drifters - Dance With Me
- Fats Domino - Be My Guest
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Marv Johnson - You Got What It Takes
- The Nutty Squirrels - Uh! Oh! Part 2
- Lloyd Price and His Orchestra - Come Into My Heart
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?