Sunday 22 March 1959
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 22, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Modine and Denis Balbir.
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 Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis 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 22 March 1959
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1959 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Matthew Modine: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Denis Balbir
- Eric Villeneuve
- Carlton Cuse: Mexican-born American TV writer and executive.
- Matthew Modine in Loma Linda: California, USA; actor (Full Metal Jacket, Pacific Heights).
- Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Nehi Golf Tournament.
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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
- The Coasters - Charlie Brown
- 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
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