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Number of Records Matching Query: 112
 
POPULAR TV SHOWS 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st January 1959
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1959
 
Summary: 1959-60 1 Gunsmoke CBS 2 Wagon Train NBC 3 Have Gun, Will Travel CBS 4 The Danny Thomas Show CBS 5 The Red Skelton Show CBS 6 Father Knows Best (tie) CBS 6 77 Sunset Strip (tie) ABC 8 The Price Is Right NBC 9 Wanted: Dead or Alive CBS 10 Perry Mason CBS 11 The Real McCoys ABC 12 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS 13 The Bing Crosby Show ABC 14 The Rifleman ABC 15 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show NBC 16 The Lawman ABC 17 Dennis the Menace CBS 18 Cheyenne ABC 19 Rawhide CBS 20 Maverick ABC 
 

PAUL HESTERBORN
 
Sub Title: Muician
Event Date: 6th January 1959
Description: Drummer, Australia
 

KATHY VALENTINEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musican
Event Date: 7th January 1959
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA
 

BLIXA BARGELDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 12th January 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Germany
 

JAMES LOMENZOBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th January 1959
Description: Bassist, US
 

LOGIE AWARDEVENT
 
Event Date: 15th January 1959
Description: The TV Week Logie Awards are the Australian television industry awards
 

THE FIRST LOGIE AWARDSEVENT
 
Event Date: 15th January 1959
Description: The first Awards were presented on "In Melbourne Tonight"
 
Summary: The TV Week Logie Awards are the Australian television industry awards, which have been presented annually since 1959. Renamed by Graham Kennedy in 1960 after he won the first 'Star Of The Year' award, the name 'Logie' awards honours John Logie Baird, a Scotsman who invented the television. 
 

SADEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 16th January 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Nigeria
 

SUSANNA HOFFSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 17th January 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

RUSTY ANDERSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th January 1959
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

RUSTY ANDERSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th January 1959
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and artist USA
 

CECILE B DEMILLEDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician, Director
Event Date: 21st January 1959
Description: Film Director
 

LINDA BLAIRBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 22nd January 1959
Description: Actress, USA
 

BUDDY HOLLY - RECORDS FOR THE LAST TIMEEVENT
 
Event Date: 23rd January 1959
Description: He recorded for the last time in his home alone on an old ampex recorder in 1959.
 
Summary: Holly was offered a spot in the Winter Dance Party, a three-week tour across the Midwest opening on January 23, 1959, by the GAC agency. He recorded for the last time in his home alone on an old ampex recorder, 1959. 
 

JODY WATLEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 30th January 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

DAVE GRANEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 2nd February 1959
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 

BIG BOPPER - JP RICHARDSONDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd February 1959
Description: Vocalist , DJ, USA
 

BUDDY HOLLYEVENT
 
Event Date: 3rd February 1959
 

BUDDY HOLLYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd February 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarst, Composer, Producer, USA
 

RITCHIE VALENSDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 3rd February 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

ANNE FULLWOODBORN
 
Sub Title: Non Entertainer
Event Date: 5th February 1959
Description: Reporter, journalist, writer
 

ANNE FULLWOODBORN
 
Sub Title: Non Entertainer
Event Date: 5th February 1959
Description: Reporter, journalist, writer
 

GUITAR SLIMDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th February 1959
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 9th February 1959
Description: A cover with different lyrics was a chart hit for Lloyd Price in 1959.
 
Summary: "Stagger Lee", is a popular folk song based on the murder of William "Billy" Lyons by Stagger Lee Shelton. Herb Wiedoeft recorded the song in 1924.The Lloyd Price version reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was ranked #456 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. 
 

GEORGE ANTHEILDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 12th February 1959
Description: Composer, pianist, author, and inventor, USA
 

WARREN DODDSDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th February 1959
Description: Drummer, USA
 

VICTOR RAY WILSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th February 1959
Description: Drummer, USA
 

BILLY FURYEVENT
 
Event Date: 27th February 1959
 

SIX OCLOCK ROCKEVENT
 
Event Date: 28th February 1959
Description: Six OClock Rock was an Australian Rock and Roll television show which showed on ABC Television
 

LOU COSTELLODIED
 
Sub Title: Acting, Comedian
Event Date: 3rd March 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

TOM ARNOLDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th March 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

LESTER YOUNGDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 15th March 1959
Description: Saxophonist, Band Leader, USA
 

IRENE CARABORN
 
Sub Title: Acting, Musician
Event Date: 18th March 1959
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 

TERRY HALLBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 19th March 1959
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

KEVIN PAUL GODFREYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 23rd March 1959
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK
 

CHRIS WHITTENBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 26th March 1959
Description: Drummer, UK
 

DAVID HYDE PIERCEBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 3rd April 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

NIGEL PRESTONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th April 1959
Description: Drummer, UK
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 18th April 1959
 
Summary: "IT DOESN'T MATTER ANYMORE " 
 

THE DRIFTERS - RELEASE STRING BACKING OFEVENT
 
Event Date: 24th April 1959
 
Summary: "THERE GOES MY BABY" 1959 
 

SHEENA EASTONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th April 1959
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Scotland
 

RANDY TRAVISBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th May 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

THE FIRST GRAMMY AWARDS - 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 4th May 1959
Description: The first Grammy Awards ceremony was helld to honor musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.
 
Summary: A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award) or Grammy is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959, to honor musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. 
 

NUMBER 1 SINGLE USA 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 11th May 1959
 
Summary: DAVE BABY CORTEZ. "THE HAPPY ORGAN" 
 

RAY GILLENBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 12th May 1959
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

DAVID REYNEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th May 1959
Description: Actor, Musician, Television Presenter, Australia
 

SIDNEY BECHETDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th May 1959
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 

ANDREW ELDRITCHBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 15th May 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 18th May 1959
 
Summary: WILBERT HARRISON. "KANSAS CITY" 
 

DANIEL DARCBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th May 1959
Description: Vocalist, France
 

SUSAN COWSILLBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 20th May 1959
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 

OH BOYEVENT
 
Event Date: 30th May 1959
 
Summary: THE JACK GOOD FOUNDED SHOW FINISHES. IT'S LAST TELEVISED SHOW WAS IN 1959. UK 
 

TONY HADLEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 2nd June 1959
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

BOB DYLANEVENT
 
Event Date: 5th June 1959
 
Summary: GRADUATES FROM HIGH SCHOOL, MINNESOTA. USA.1959. 
 

GREGG BISSONETTEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th June 1959
Description: Drummer, USA
 

HUGH LAURIEBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting, Musician
Event Date: 11th June 1959
Description: Actor, Comedian, Musician, Singer
 

GEORGE REEVESDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 16th June 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

ETHEL BARRYMOREDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 18th June 1959
Description: Actress, USA
 

KATHY MATTEABORN
 
Event Date: 21st June 1959
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer
 

STEF BURNSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 26th June 1959
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 

LORRIE MORGANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th June 1959
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 27th June 1959
 
Summary: BOBBY DARRIN. "DREAM LOVER ". 
 

JAMES FREUDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 29th June 1959
Description: Bassist, songwriter, Australia
 

JOHN KEEBLEBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 6th July 1959
Description: Drummer, UK
 

SUZANNE VEGABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 11th July 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Poet. USA
 

THE COASTERSEVENT
 
Event Date: 16th July 1959
 

BILLIE HOLIDAYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 17th July 1959
Description: Vocalist, US
 

KEVIN SPACEYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician, actor
Event Date: 26th July 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

SONYA ROBINSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 29th July 1959
Description: Violinist, USA
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 1st August 1959
 
Summary: CLIFF RICHARD. "LIVIN' DOLL" 
 

CLETIS CARRBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th August 1959
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer. Australia
 

CLITIS CARRBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th August 1959
Description: Vocalist, song writer, USA
 

ROBIN CROSBYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 4th August 1959
Description: Guiarist, Composer of songs, USA
 

DEBORAH CONWAYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th August 1959
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Australian
 

JANE SCALIBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th August 1959
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 

PAUL ANKAEVENT
 
Event Date: 9th August 1959
 

BUTCH TAYLORBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th August 1959
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, USA
 

BLIND WILLIE MCTELLDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 19th August 1959
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

EDDI READERBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 29th August 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record producer, Scotland
 

GLORIA ESTEFANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 1st September 1959
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

KAY KENDALLDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 6th September 1959
Description: Actress, UK
 

KURTIS BLOWBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 9th September 1959
Description: Vocalist, Producer, DJ
 

JOHN BERRY JRBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th September 1959
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JASON ALEXANDERBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting, Musician
Event Date: 23rd September 1959
Description: Actor, Singer, Comedian,USA
 

SHAUN CASSIDYBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 27th September 1959
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

EDITH BLISSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 28th September 1959
Description: Singer, television presenter
 

BRYAN ADAMSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 5th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Canada
 

MARIO LANZAEVENT
 
Event Date: 7th October 1959
 

MARIO LANZADIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 7th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 

KIRSTY MACCOLLBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 10th October 1959
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK
 

STEVE MARTLANDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 10th October 1959
Description: Composer, UK
 

MARIE OSMONDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 13th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

ERROL FLYNNEVENT
 
Event Date: 14th October 1959
 

ERROL FLYNNDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 14th October 1959
Description: Actor, Australian
 

JACK DAVEYDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 14th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Announcer, Australia
 

WEIRD AL YANKOVICBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 23rd October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Record producer, Satirist, USA
 

ROWLAND S. HOWARDBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 24th October 1959
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 

CHRISSY AMPHLETTBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 25th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

CHRISSY AMPHLETTBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 25th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

SHARIN ANDERSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 26th October 1959
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 

MACKENZIE PHILLIPSBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician, Acting
Event Date: 10th November 1959
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
 

ARTHUR Q. BRYANDIED
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 18th November 1959
Description: Comedian and voice actor
 

SAM M. LEWISDIED
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 22nd November 1959
Description: Composer of music, Lyricist, USA
 

GENE VINCENTEVENT
 
Event Date: 5th December 1959
 

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 5th December 1959
 
Summary: ADAM FAITH. "WHAT DO YOU WANT" 
 

BARBARA BUCHHOLZBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 8th December 1959
Description: Flute, Vocalist, Germany
 

SHEILA EBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 12th December 1959
Description: Drummer, Singer, Actress
 

BOB STINSONBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 17th December 1959
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

ZIM NGQAWANABORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 25th December 1959
Description: Flautist and saxophonist.
 

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1959EVENT
 
Event Date: 28th December 1959
 
Summary: FRANKIE AVALON. "WHY'. 
 

TRACY ULLMANBORN
 
Sub Title: Musician
Event Date: 30th December 1959
Description: Comedian, Actress, Singer, Dancer, UK
 

VAL KILMERBORN
 
Sub Title: Acting
Event Date: 31st December 1959
Description: Actor, USA
 

 
 
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