Friday 23 October 1959
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Weird Al Yankovic and Nancy Grace.
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 Wreck of the Mary Deare, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959
while This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 October 1959
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1959 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Weird Al Yankovic
- Nancy Grace: American former prosecutor.
- Sam Raimi: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Frédéric Andréi
- Weird Yankovic: American entertainer, a comedian, musician, actor and talented mimic with very visual humor.
- Weird Al: American singer-songwriter comedian and actor.
- ''Weird Al'' Yankovic: American musical parodist.
- Chinese troops move into India, 17 die
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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
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackie Wilson - You Better Know It
- The Coasters - Poison Ivy
- Phil Phillips With The Twilights - Sea Of Love
- Nina Simone - I Loves You, Porgy
- Sarah Vaughan - Broken-Hearted Melody
- Bo Diddley - Say Man
- Dee Clark - Hey Little Girl
- Lloyd Price - I'm Gonna Get Married
- Johnny And The Hurricanes - Red River Rock
- Santo & Johnny - Sleep Walk
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?