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WhoBirthdayAge on Saturday, Apr 18 1959
Frank Leigh
04/18/1876-05/09/1948
83
Died Aged:72
Tramel
04/18/1880-01/11/1948
79
Died Aged:67
Noble Johnson
04/18/1881-01/09/1978
78
Leopold Stokowski
04/18/1882-09/13/1977
77
Robert Milasch
04/18/1885-11/14/1954
74
Died Aged:69
Silver Tip Baker
04/18/1886-03/15/1943
73
Died Aged:56
Jimmie Lucas
04/18/1887-02/21/1949
72
Died Aged:61
Fred Malatesta
04/18/1889-04/08/1952
70
Died Aged:62
James Rennie
04/18/1890-07/31/1965
69
James Guilfoyle
04/18/1892-11/13/1964
67
George Sherwood
04/18/1892-02/26/1983
67
Alexander Granach
04/18/1893-03/14/1945
66
Died Aged:51
Hal Gordon
04/18/1894-1946
65
Michael Martin Harvey
04/18/1897-06/30/1975
62
Doris Yorke
04/18/1897-1976
62
Virginia Farmer
04/18/1898-05/19/1988
61
Charles Cane
04/18/1899-11/30/1973
60
Nigel Kneale
04/18/1922-10/29/2006
37
Wolfgang Heinz
04/18/1900-10/30/1984
59
Edward Finney
04/18/1903-01/10/1983
56
Leonid Kinskey
04/18/1903-09/08/1998
56
Dorothy Revier
04/18/1904-11/19/193
55
Died Aged:X
Ena Gregory
04/18/1906-06/13/1993
53
Michael MacOwan
04/18/1906-08/21/1980
53
Miklós Rózsa
04/18/1907-07/27/1995
52
Miklos Rozsa
04/18/1907-07/27/1995
52
Sidney Vivian
04/18/1908-12/??/1984
51
Wendy Barrie
04/18/1912-02/02/1978
47
Al Hodge
04/18/1912-03/19/1979
47
Arnold Diamond
04/18/1915-03/18/1992
44
Lenore Aubert
04/18/1918-07/31/1993
41
Clarke Gordon
04/18/1918-12/26/2004
41
Jean Richard
04/18/1921-12/12/2001
38
Avril Angers
04/18/1922-11/09/2005
37
Ennio Balbo
04/18/1922-06/18/1989
37
Paul Feyder
04/18/1922-12/16/1999
37
Barbara Hale
04/18/1922-01/26/2017
37
Shay Gorman
04/18/1923-04/19/1999
36
Ellen Hall
04/18/1923-03/24/1999
36
Patric Doonan
04/18/1925-03/10/1958
34
Died Aged:32
Bob Hastings
04/18/1925-06/30/2014
34
Jean Buquet
04/18/1926
33
Günter Meisner
04/18/1926-12/05/1994
33
William Bramley
04/18/1928-10/27/1985
31
Alexander Singer
04/18/1928
31
David Whitaker
04/18/1928-02/04/1980
31
Jay Gerber
04/18/1929-10/02/2015
30
Peter Jeffrey
04/18/1929-12/25/1999
30
Tony Larimer
04/18/1929-03/10/2009
30
Guglielmo Spoletini
04/18/1929-03/12/2005
30
Angus Lennie
04/18/1930-09/14/2014
29
Clive Revill
04/18/1930
29
Nadine Tallier
04/18/1932
27
Larry Chance
04/18/1933
26
James Drury
04/18/1934
25
Bob Kenaston
04/18/1934-02/05/1995
25
Mark Kingston
04/18/1934-10/09/2011
25
Harold Innocent
04/18/1935-09/12/1993
24
John Rapley
04/18/1935-04/18/2016
24
Martin Clark
04/18/1936-02/26/2014
23
Kenneth Farrington
04/18/1936
23
Tommy Ivo
04/18/1936
23
Robert Hooks
04/18/1937
22
Marc Mazza
04/18/1938
21
Linda Polan
04/18/1939-07/13/2009
20
Berthe Granval
04/18/1942
17
Jim Bremner
04/18/1945-04/05/2009
14
Hayley Mills
04/18/1946
13
Polly Brown
04/18/1947
12
Dorothy Lyman
04/18/1947
12
Lori Martin
04/18/1947-04/04/2010
12
Cindy Pickett
04/18/1947
12
James Woods
04/18/1947
12
Peter Caffrey
04/18/1949-01/01/2008
10
Philip Akin
04/18/1950
9
Kenny Ortega
04/18/1950
9
Mike Gomez
04/18/1951
8
Rick Moranis
04/18/1954
5
Michele Shay
04/18/1955
4
John James
04/18/1956
3
Eric Roberts
04/18/1956
3
Melody Thomas Scott
04/18/1956
3
Carl Gilliard
04/18/1958
1
Karen Mayo-Chandler
04/18/1958-07/11/2006
1

Passed on Saturday, Apr 18 1959
Émile Ronet

Released on Saturday, Apr 18 1959
Le Grand chef (1959)CinemaItaly
Le Grand chef (1959)CinemaItaly

Aired on Saturday, Apr 18 1959
Merrie MelodiesApes of Wrath

Now Showing Saturday, Apr 18 1959
UK
Casino
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion
South Pacific

Aired on Saturday, Apr 18 1959
USA
CBS
 7:30 pmPerry MasonCase of the Calendar Girl
 8:30 pmWanted: Dead or AliveAngels of Vengeance
 9:30 pmHave Gun - Will TravelAlaska
10:00 pmGunsmokeMurder Warrant

UK Chart
Friday, Apr 17 1959
Side SaddleRuss Conway1
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly2
Petite FleurChris Barber3
Smoke Gets In Your EyesThe Platters4
DonnaMarty Wilde5
C'mon EverybodyEddie Cochran6
Stagger LeeLloyd Price7
Charlie BrownThe Coasters8
GigiBilly Eckstine9
My HappinessConnie Francis10
The Little Drummer BoyThe Beverley Sisters11
TomboyPerry Como13
A Pub With No BeerSlim Dusty14
Sing Little BirdiePearl Carr & Teddy Johnson16
By The Light Of The Silvery MoonLittle Richard17
(All Of A Sudden) My Heart SingsPaul Anka19
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)Lonnie Donegan20


US Chart
Monday, Apr 13 1959
Come Softly To MeFleetwoods, The1
VenusFrankie Avalon2
Pink Shoe LacesDodie Stevens3
It's Just A Matter Of TimeBrook Benton4
TragedyThomas Wayne5
Never Be Anyone Else But YouRicky Nelson6
Charlie BrownCoasters, The7
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As IElvis Presley8
Guitar Boogie ShuffleVirtues, The9
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley10
It's LateRicky Nelson11
Since I Don't Have YouSkyliners, The12
The Happy OrganDave "Baby" Cortez13
The Tijuana JailKingston Trio, The14
Sea CruiseFrankie Ford15
Tell Him NoTravis and Bob16
Turn Me LooseFabian17
Alvin's HarmonicaDavid Seville18
I've Had ItBell Notes, The19
This Should Go On ForeverRod Bernard20