On This Day:  

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AprMay 1959Jun
Born on this Day
Ben Elton

Birthdays for this date

Now Showing Sunday, May 3 1959
Casino, London
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion, London
South Pacific

Aired on Sunday, May 3 1959
2100Colt .45The Man Who Loved Lincoln
1900LassieThe Camera
2100General Electric TheatreNora
2130Alfred Hitchcock PresentsBanquo's Chair

UK Chart
Friday, May 1 1959
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly1
A Fool Such As IElvis Presley2
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley2
Petite FleurChris Barber3
Side SaddleRuss Conway4
DonnaMarty Wilde5
Charlie BrownThe Coasters6
Smoke Gets In Your EyesThe Platters7
C'mon EverybodyEddie Cochran8
It's LateRicky Nelson9
Come Softly To MeThe Fleetwoods10
Come Softly To MeFrankie Vaughan & The Kaye Sisters11
I've Waited So LongAnthony Newley12
I Go ApeNeil Sedaka13
Stagger LeeLloyd Price14
My HappinessConnie Francis15
A Pub With No BeerSlim Dusty16
TomboyPerry Como17
GigiBilly Eckstine18

US Chart
Monday, Apr 27 1959
Come Softly To MeThe Fleetwoods1
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As IElvis Presley2
VenusFrankie Avalon3
Pink Shoe LacesDodie Stevens4
Guitar Boogie ShuffleThe Virtues5
The Happy OrganDave "Baby" Cortez6
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley7
Tell Him NoTravis and Bob8
Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)The Impalas9
Turn Me LooseFabian10
Never Be Anyone Else But YouRicky Nelson11
Since I Don't Have YouThe Skyliners12
EnchantedThe Platters13
Three StarsTommy Dee14
The Tijuana JailThe Kingston Trio15
TragedyThomas Wayne16
That's Why (I Love You So)Jackie Wilson17
Sea CruiseFrankie Ford18
It's Just A Matter Of TimeBrook Benton19
It's LateRicky Nelson20