Thursday 16 July 1959
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gegia and Gary Anderson.
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.
Plan 9 from Outer Space, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., 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 Oh Boy!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1959 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Gegia : Italian actress, TV presenter and singer.
- Gary Anderson: South African-American football player.
- James MacMillan: Scottish composer and conductor.
- Doug Herzog: American television executive.
- Zoran Jolevski: Macedonian economist politician and diplomat Macedonian Ambassador to the United States.
- Jürgen Ligi: Estonian economist and politician 25th Estonian Minister of Defence
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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