Thursday 22 October 1959
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Todd Graff and Arto Salminen.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin.
In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits.
The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, 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 Mr. Lucky.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 22 October 1959 ?
- Todd Graff: NYC, New York -- Actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene).
- Arto Salminen: Finnish journalist and author (d. 2005).
- Marc Shaiman: American composer and songwriter.
- Take Me Along opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1959 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
- Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
- The Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue
- Sandy Nelson - Teen Beat
- The Everly Brothers - ('Til) I Kissed You
- Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk
- Andy Williams - Lonely Street
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
- Frankie Avalon - Just Ask Your Heart
- The Browns - The Three Bells
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