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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Dec 11 1959
Paul Wegener
12/11/1874-09/13/1948
85
Died Aged:73
Howard M. Mitchell
12/11/1883-10/09/1958
76
Died Aged:74
Victor McLaglen
12/11/1886-11/07/1959
73
Died Aged:72
Jack George
12/11/1888-10/29/1958
71
Died Aged:69
Marguerite Ducouret
12/11/1893-04/12/1971
66
Douglas Gordon
12/11/1894
65
Margot Drake
12/11/1899-05/15/1948
60
Died Aged:48
Val Guest
12/11/1911-05/10/2006
48
Carlo Ponti
12/11/1912-01/10/2007
47
Reginald Le Borg
12/11/1902-03/25/1989
57
Frédéric O'Brady
12/11/1903-02/23/2003
56
Gilbert Roland
12/11/1905-05/15/1994
54
Mary Smithuysen
12/11/1906-11/24/1992
53
Harry Davis
12/11/1907-08/04/1993
52
Sally Eilers
12/11/1908-01/05/1978
51
Noel Cravat
12/11/1909-02/20/1960
50
Charles Moulin
12/11/1909-01/24/1992
50
David McMahon
12/11/1910-01/27/1972
49
Elwyn Brook-Jones
12/11/1911-09/04/1962
48
Bella Bruck
12/11/1911-04/05/1982
48
Robert Riordan
12/11/1911-01/01/1968
48
Malcolm Hayes
12/11/1913-07/27/1981
46
Jean Marais
12/11/1913-11/08/1998
46
Robert Ayres
12/11/1914-11/05/1968
45
Richard Mathews
12/11/1914-10/15/1992
45
Gisèle Préville
12/11/1918-11/26/2006
41
Cliff Michelmore
12/11/1919-03/16/2016
40
Marie Windsor
12/11/1919-12/10/2000
40
Anthony Baird
12/11/1920-08/27/1995
39
Eddie Firestone
12/11/1920-03/01/2007
39
Richard Hylton
12/11/1920-05/12/1962
39
Liz Smith
12/11/1921-12/24/2016
38
Robert Arden
12/11/1922-03/25/2004
37
Peter Birch
12/11/1922
37
Betsy Blair
12/11/1923-03/13/2009
36
Chris Drake
12/11/1923-07/09/2006
36
Philippe March
12/11/1924-07/12/1980
35
Mirko Boman
12/11/1926-08/30/2013
33
Richard Devon
12/11/1926-02/26/2010
33
Barbara Hamilton
12/11/1926-07/02/1996
33
Big Mama Thorton
12/11/1926-07/25/1984
33
Dick Tufeld
12/11/1926-01/22/2012
33
Dovima
12/11/1927-05/03/1990
32
Ronald Lewis
12/11/1928-01/11/1982
31
Axel Anderson
12/11/1929-12/16/2012
30
Chus Lampreave
12/11/1930-04/04/2016
29
Jean-Louis Trintignant
12/11/1930
29
Rita Moreno
12/11/1931
28
Anne Heywood
12/11/1932
27
Wynn Irwin
12/11/1932
27
Reg Whitehead
12/11/1932-03/11/2016
27
John Ronane
12/11/1933
26
Robert Ivers
12/11/1934-02/13/2003
25
Ron Carey
12/11/1935-01/16/2007
24
Noel Collins
12/11/1936-08/15/2011
23
Tom Fuccello
12/11/1936-08/16/1993
23
Stephen Moore
12/11/1937
22
Tony Adams
12/11/1940
19
Evelyne Dassas
12/11/1940
19
Anna Carteret
12/11/1942
17
Donna Mills
12/11/1942
17
Lynda Day George
12/11/1944
15
Teri Garr
12/11/1944
15
Brenda Lee
12/11/1944
15
Zienia Merton
12/11/1945
14
Ken Magee
12/11/1946-12/31/2015
13
Elizabeth Baur
12/11/1948
11
Susan Blanchard
12/11/1948
11
Chantal Neuwirth
12/11/1948
11
Ken Sharrock
12/11/1950-11/29/2005
9
Bess Armstrong
12/11/1953
6
Richard Carter
12/11/1953
6
Brenda Hillhouse
12/11/1953
6
Donna Bullock
12/11/1955
4
Yoshiko Miyazaki
12/11/1958
1
Tom Shadyac
12/11/1958
1

Passed on Friday, Dec 11 1959
Joe Dill

Released on Friday, Dec 11 1959
Expresso Bongo (1959)CinemaAUK

Aired on Friday, Dec 11 1959
Emergency Ward-10Episode #1.294
Army GameThe Bisley Court Martial
Para Handy - Master MarinerPara Handy: Master Mariner
BandstandEpisode #3.74
Adventures of Hiram HollidayThe Adventure of the Surplus General
Captain of DetectivesTwo-Time Loser
Hotel de PareeSundance and the Hostiles
ITV Television PlayhouseThe Advocate

Now Showing Friday, Dec 11 1959
UK
Casino
South Seas Adventure
Dominion
South Pacific

Aired on Friday, Dec 11 1959
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmWonderful World of DisneyTexas John Slaughter: Wild Horse Revenge
 7:30 pmDisneylandTexas John Slaughter: Wild Horse Revenge
 8:30 pmMan From BlackhawkA Matter of Conscience
 9:00 pm77 Sunset StripThe Texas Doll
CBS
 7:30 pmRawhideIncident of the Blue Fire
 9:00 pmWestinghouse Desilu PlayhouseMurder in Gratitude
10:00 pmTwilight ZoneAnd When the Sky Was Opened
NBC
 9:30 pmM SquadThe Upset

UK Chart
Friday, Dec 11 1959
What Do You Want ?Adam Faith1
What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?Emile Ford & The Checkmates2
Travellin' LightCliff Richard3
Oh! CarolNeil Sedaka4
Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back SeatThe Avons5
Red River RockJohnny & The Hurricanes6
Mack The KnifeBobby Darin7
Put Your Head On My ShoulderPaul Anka7
Snow CoachRuss Conway9
Teen BeatSandy Nelson9
Little White BullTommy Steele11
Among My SouvenirsConnie Francis12
RawhideFrankie Laine13
Little DonkeyThe Beverley Sisters14
More And More Party PopsRuss Conway15
Piano PartyWinifred Atwell16
Mr. BlueMike Preston17
Bad BoyMarty Wilde18
('Til) I Kissed YouThe Everly Brothers19
Sea Of LoveMarty Wilde20


US Chart
Monday, Dec 7 1959
Mack The KnifeBobby Darin1
Heartaches By The NumberGuy Mitchell2
Mr. BlueFleetwoods, The3
Don't You KnowDella Reese4
In The MoodErnie Fields5
We Got LoveBobby Rydell6
So Many WaysBrook Benton7
Be My GuestFats Domino8
Oh! CarolNeil Sedaka9
Danny BoyConway Twitty10
Put Your Head On My ShoulderPaul Anka11
Deck Of CardsWink Martindale12
MistyJohnny Mathis13
Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back SeatPaul Evans14
El PasoMarty Robbins15
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)Browns, The16
The Big HurtMiss Toni Fisher17
It's Time To CryPaul Anka18
Uh! Oh! Part 2Nutty Squirrels, The19
Come Into My HeartLloyd Price20