Sunday 20 December 1959
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Trent Tucker and Neil Giuntoli.
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 Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico 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 20 December 1959
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1959 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Trent Tucker: American basketball player and sportscaster.
- Neil Giuntoli
- David Lutz: NFL guard / tackle (Detroit Lions).
- Simon Hughes: English cricketer and journalist.
- Hildegard Körner: German runner.
- Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz: Polish physicist and politician 12th Prime Minister of Poland.
- Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India versus Australia at Kanpur.
- The Walker Family Murders
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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 ?