Wednesday 18 March 1959
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luc Besson and Irene Cara.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon.
In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits.
Compulsion, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while The American High School Today by James B. Conant was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lili.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 March 1959
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1959 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Luc Besson: French director of "The Big Blue," the story of Jacques Mayol, a champion skin-diver nicknamed the "human dolphin.
- Irene Cara: American entertainer, an accomplished singer, actress and composer with an 18-year career by age 25.
- Irene Cara in Bronx: New York City, New York, USA; actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury).
- President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law allowing for Hawaiian statehood, which would become official on August 21.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
- LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
- Charlie Brown - The Coasters
- Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
- Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
- Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church and The Fellows
- Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - Teardrops On Your Letter
- Try Me - James Brown And The Famous Flames
- (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles with the Raylettes
- Sam Cooke - Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?