Saturday 17 January 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Susanna Hoffs and Salome Kammer.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks.
In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits.
Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while The King Must Die by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rawhide.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Susanna Hoffs: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress (The Bangles and Ming Tea).
- Salome Kammer
- Momoe Yamaguchi: Japanese singer and actress.
- Say, Darling closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song
- The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
- Connie Francis - My Happiness
- Billy Grammer - Gotta Travel On
- The Teddy Bears - To Know Him, Is To Love Him
- Fats Domino - Whole Lotta Loving
- Clyde McPhatter - A Lover's Question
- Elvis Presley - One Night
- The Everly Brothers - Problems
- Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town
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