Friday October 16, 1959

US date format: 10/16/1959, UK date format: 16/10/1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Manolo Saiz and Gary Kemp. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Solomon and Sheba, directed by King Vidor, 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 Shotgun Slade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1959, at October 16 across the years or at October 1959 calendar.

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General Della Rovere

General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

The Bridge

The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States of America

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

A Summer Place

A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States of America

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Five Fingers

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

Shotgun Slade

Shotgun Slade

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

Blaulicht

Blaulicht

Tell It to the Marines

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

This Is My God by Herman Wouk

This Is My God

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This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun

The House Of Intellect

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House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

John Paul Jones by Samuel Eliot Morison

John Paul Jones

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"Reprint of 1959 Original, Author sailed the English, American & French waters where Captain Jones had his greatest triumphs in prep for making this Bio alive with authenticity.

The Devil'S Advocate by Morris L. West

The Devil'S Advocate

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A terminally ill English priest is sent by the Vatican to a small village in Italy to investigate the life of a local hero and reputed miracle worker who is a

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 16, 1959?

On October 16, 1959 several famous people were born including, Manolo Saiz, Gary Kemp, Marc Collins-Rector.

Which famous people died on October 16, 1959?

Famous people died on October 16, 1959 include, George C Marshall.

What was the number one song in October 16, 1959?

The number one song in the week of October 16, 1959 was Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin in US and Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin in UK.

What were the top hits on October 16, 1959?

The top hits on October 16, 1959 were Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin, Put Your Head On My Shoulder by Paul Anka, Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods in US and Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin, Here Comes Summer by Jerry Keller, ('Til) I Kissed You by The Everly Brothers in UK.


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