Friday 18 December 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barrie Chase and Charles Stuart.
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 The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White 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 18 December 1959
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1959 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Barrie Chase: Actress (Mardi Gras, Cape Fear).
- Charles Stuart: American store manager, a Boston furrier, and a murderer-suicide.
- Dorothy L Sayers: Writer, dies at 66.
- Sammy Baugh named first coach of New York Titans (AFL).
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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 ?