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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Mar 20 1959
Alida Rouffe
03/20/1874-11/21/1949
85
Died Aged:75
J. Louis Johnson
03/20/1878-04/29/1954
81
Died Aged:76
Colin Campbell
03/20/1883-03/25/1966
76
Frank Hagney
03/20/1884-06/25/1973
75
Lauritz Melchior
03/20/1890-03/18/1973
69
Winifred Oughton
03/20/1890-12/26/1964
69
Edmund Goulding
03/20/1891-12/24/1959
68
Hermine Sterler
03/20/1894-05/25/1982
65
Edgar Buchanan
03/20/1903-04/04/1979
56
Sarah Burton
03/20/1903-12/24/1994
56
Bob Chester
03/20/1904-11/??/1975
55
Ozzie Nelson
03/20/1906-06/03/1975
53
Hugh McDermott
03/20/1908-01/29/1972
51
Kermit Murdock
03/20/1908-02/11/1981
51
Michael Redgrave
03/20/1908-03/21/1985
51
Mark Dignam
03/20/1909-09/29/1989
50
Jack Parker
03/20/1909-02/23/1975
50
Howard Lang
03/20/1911-12/11/1989
48
Milo Sperber
03/20/1911-12/22/1992
48
Max Trumpower
03/20/1912-02/26/2003
47
Judith Evelyn
03/20/1913-05/07/1967
46
Basil Lord
03/20/1913-04/03/1979
46
Richard Carlyle
03/20/1914-11/15/2009
45
Wendell Corey
03/20/1914-11/10/1968
45
Tommy Cottonaro
03/20/1914-02/07/2001
45
Crahan Denton
03/20/1914-12/04/1966
45
John Hollingsworth
03/20/1916-12/29/1963
43
Vera Lynn
03/20/1917
42
Jack Barry
03/20/1918-05/04/1984
41
Al Hopson
03/20/1920-10/16/1998
39
Ann Staunton
03/20/1920-05/07/1994
39
Henri Labussière
03/20/1921-06/16/2008
38
Ray Goulding
03/20/1922-03/24/1990
37
Jack Kruschen
03/20/1922-04/02/2002
37
Carl Reiner
03/20/1922
37
Walter Marsh
03/20/1923-09/17/2005
36
Jacques Vertan
03/20/1923-09/02/2004
36
Anne Barton
03/20/1924-11/27/2000
35
Alan Dell
03/20/1924-08/18/1995
35
Christie Humphrey
03/20/1925-05/18/2010
34
Luis Barboo
03/20/1927-09/30/2001
32
Fred Rogers
03/20/1928-02/27/2003
31
Germán Robles
03/20/1929
30
Hal Linden
03/20/1931
28
Karen Steele
03/20/1931-03/12/1988
28
Ed Corbett
03/20/1932-04/13/2006
27
Ryuichi Hosokawa
03/20/1934
25
Patsy May
03/20/1934-01/01/2013
25
Renato Salvatori
03/20/1934-03/27/1988
25
Ted Bessell
03/20/1935-10/06/1996
24
Bruce M. Fischer
03/20/1936
23
Jerry Reed
03/20/1937-09/01/2008
22
Silvia Solar
03/20/1940-05/17/2011
19
Elizabeth Bell
03/20/1941-10/21/2012
18
Michael Mundell
03/20/1942-07/25/2003
17
Mews Small
03/20/1942
17
Ron Henriquez
03/20/1944
15
Pat Riley
03/20/1945
14
Ashlyn Martin
03/20/1946
13
Anthony Peck
03/20/1947-07/30/1996
12
John de Lancie
03/20/1948
11
Carol Swarbrick
03/20/1948
11
B.J. Turner
03/20/1949-08/01/1993
10
William Hurt
03/20/1950
9
Tanya Boyd
03/20/1951
8
Don Mantooth
03/20/1952
7
Amy Aquino
03/20/1957
2
Vanessa Bell Calloway
03/20/1957
2
Élisabeth Bourgine
03/20/1957
2
Spike Lee
03/20/1957
2
Spike Lee
03/20/1957
2
Theresa Russell
03/20/1957
2
Chris Wedge
03/20/1957
2
Chris Wedge
03/20/1957
2
Holly Hunter
03/20/1958
1
Steve McFadden
03/20/1959
0

Released on Friday, Mar 20 1959
Alias Jesse James (1959)CinemaUSA
Le Grand chef (1959)CinemaFrance
Le Grand chef (1959)CinemaFrance

Aired on Friday, Mar 20 1959
Emergency Ward-10Episode #1.218
Army GameThe Old Car
Third ManThe Third Medaillon
ITV Television PlayhouseNotes for a Love Song
Hancock's Half HourThe Knighthood

Now Showing Friday, Mar 20 1959
UK
Casino
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion
South Pacific

Aired on Friday, Mar 20 1959
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmAdventures of Rin Tin TinApache Stampede
 8:00 pmWonderful World of DisneyTexas John Slaughter: The Slaughter Trail
 8:00 pmDisneylandTexas John Slaughter: The Slaughter Trail
 9:30 pm77 Sunset StripThe Hong Kong Caper
CBS
 8:00 pmRawhideIncident of the Coyote Weed
NBC
 9:00 pmM SquadThe Harpies

UK Chart
Friday, Mar 20 1959
Smoke Gets In Your EyesThe Platters1
Side SaddleRuss Conway3
A Pub With No BeerSlim Dusty4
My HappinessConnie Francis5
Petite FleurChris Barber6
Stagger LeeLloyd Price7
GigiBilly Eckstine8
The Little Drummer BoyThe Beverley Sisters8
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly10
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)Lonnie Donegan11
Kiss Me, Honey Honey, Kiss MeShirley Bassey12
(All Of A Sudden) My Heart SingsPaul Anka13
TomboyPerry Como14
C'mon EverybodyEddie Cochran15
I Got StungElvis Presley16
One NightElvis Presley16
The Wonderful Secret Of LoveRobert Earl17
ProblemsThe Everly Brothers19
Manhattan SpiritualReg Owen & His Orchestra20


US Chart
Monday, Mar 16 1959
VenusFrankie Avalon1
Charlie BrownCoasters, The2
Alvin's HarmonicaDavid Seville3
It's Just A Matter Of TimeBrook Benton4
Stagger LeeLloyd Price5
I've Had ItBell Notes, The6
DonnaRitchie Valens7
TragedyThomas Wayne8
Never Be Anyone Else But YouRicky Nelson9
Peter GunnRay Anthony10
Petite Fleur (Little Flower)Chris Barber's Jazz Band11
I Cried A TearLaVern Baker12
The Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au)Andy Williams13
Tall PaulAnnette14
16 CandlesCrests, The15
Come Softly To MeFleetwoods, The16
Pink Shoe LacesDodie Stevens17
She Say (Oom Dooby Doom)Diamonds, The18
The All American BoyBill Parsons19
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly20