Thursday August 27, 1959

US date format: 8/27/1959, UK date format: 27/8/1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 27, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Daniela Romo and Downtown Julie Brown. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. Les liaisons dangereuses, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1959 while Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo

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Movies

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Les liaisons dangereuses

Les liaisons dangereuses

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

General Della Rovere

General Della Rovere

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

The Crimson Kimono

The Crimson Kimono

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

But Not for Me

But Not for Me

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Lee J. Cobb

They Came to Cordura

They Came to Cordura

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

The Light Infantry Ball by Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball

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The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

The Status Seekers by Vance Packard

The Status Seekers

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"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas

My Brother Was An Only Child

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Book by Douglas, Jack

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

Videogames

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 27, 1959?

On August 27, 1959 several famous people were born including, Daniela Romo, Downtown Julie Brown, Jeanette Winterson.

What was the number one song in August 27, 1959?

The number one song in the week of August 27, 1959 was The Three Bells by The Browns in US and Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters in UK.

What were the top hits on August 27, 1959?

The top hits on August 27, 1959 were The Three Bells by The Browns, Sea Of Love by Phil Phillips, Lavender-Blue by Sammy Turner in US and Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters, Dream Lover by Bobby Darin, Battle Of New Orleans by Lonnie Donegan in UK.