Saturday 19 December 1959
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Metgod Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem and Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter in Marshall.
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 Devil'S Advocate by Morris L. West 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 19 December 1959
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1959 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter in Marshall: Michigan, USA; fencer-epee (Olympics-1996).
- Edward Metgod Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem: Sparta).
- Ivan Vallejo: Ecuadorian mountaineer.
- Hervé Bizeul: French sommelier, who worked in Berlin’s KaDeWe department store before becoming a winemaker in 1997.
- Iván Vallejo: Ecuadorian mountaineer.
- Walter Williams: American civil engineer and CEO of Bethlehem Steel, a large, noted steel production and manufacturing company.
- 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0
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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 ?