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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Apr 29 1959
Bert Woodruff
04/29/1856-06/14/1934
103
Died Aged:78
Thomas Beecham
04/29/1879-03/08/1961
80
Roger Karl
04/29/1882-05/04/1984
77
William Kent
04/29/1886-10/04/1945
73
Died Aged:59
Suzanne Dantès
04/29/1888-07/30/1958
71
Died Aged:70
Armando Migliari
04/29/1889-06/15/1976
70
Paul Hörbiger
04/29/1894-03/05/1981
65
Natalie Talmadge
04/29/1896-06/19/1969
63
Hope Emerson
04/29/1897-04/25/1960
62
Charles Seel
04/29/1897-04/19/1980
62
Duke Ellington
04/29/1899-05/24/1974
60
Fred Zinnemann
04/29/1907-03/14/1997
52
Pamela Carme
04/29/1902-1953
57
Ben Lessy
04/29/1902-10/30/1992
57
Ken Terrell
04/29/1904-03/08/1966
55
Daisy Earles
04/29/1907-03/15/1980
52
Tino Rossi
04/29/1907-09/26/1983
52
Tom Ewell
04/29/1909-09/12/1994
50
Richard Carlson
04/29/1912-11/24/1977
47
B. Constance Barry
04/29/1913-10/22/2006
46
Norman Felton
04/29/1913-06/25/2012
46
Deryck Guyler
04/29/1914-10/07/1999
45
Reinhard Kolldehoff
04/29/1914-11/18/1995
45
Ewan Roberts
04/29/1914-01/10/1983
45
Sally Yarnell
04/29/1915-09/30/1995
44
Celeste Holm
04/29/1917-07/15/2012
42
Milton Reid
04/29/1917-1987
42
William Squire
04/29/1917-05/03/1989
42
Murray Pollack
04/29/1918-05/10/1979
41
Ann Coyle
04/29/1919-10/19/1990
40
Gérard Oury
04/29/1919-07/19/2006
40
Gérard Oury
04/29/1919-07/19/2006
40
Gérard Oury
04/29/1919-07/19/2006
40
Tom Mason
04/29/1920-12/01/1980
39
John Morton Blum
04/29/1921-10/17/2011
38
Tommy Noonan
04/29/1922-04/24/1968
37
Toots Thielemans
04/29/1922-08/22/2016
37
Maxine Audley
04/29/1923-07/23/1992
36
Irvin Kershner
04/29/1923
36
Irvin Kershner
04/29/1923-11/29/2010
36
Felipe de Alba
04/29/1924-11/15/2005
35
Zizi Jeanmaire
04/29/1924
35
Ned Austin
04/29/1925-02/10/2007
34
Colette Marchand
04/29/1925-06/06/2015
34
Leonard Fenton
04/29/1926
33
Jeffery Dench
04/29/1928-03/27/2014
31
Johnny Sands
04/29/1928-12/30/2003
31
Shigemi Sunagawa
04/29/1928
31
Heinz Wolff
04/29/1928
31
Ian Curry
04/29/1929-1991
30
Ted V. Mikels
04/29/1929-10/16/2016
30
Jeremy Thorpe
04/29/1929-12/04/2014
30
Kyoto Kishida
04/29/1930-12/17/2006
29
Jean Rochefort
04/29/1930-10/09/2017
29
William Ball
04/29/1931
28
Lonnie Donegan
04/29/1931-11/03/2002
28
Margo Moore
04/29/1931-12/16/2000
28
Keith Baxter
04/29/1933
26
Marvin Goldhar
04/29/1933-03/31/2002
26
Akira Takarada
04/29/1934
25
April Ashley
04/29/1935
24
Lennie Weinrib
04/29/1935-06/28/2006
24
Lane Smith
04/29/1936-06/13/2005
23
Ron Vernan
04/29/1939
20
Ann Bell
04/29/1940
19
Max Cullen
04/29/1940
19
Steve Shemayme
04/29/1941-01/19/1983
18
Gay Hamilton
04/29/1943
16
Richard Kelton
04/29/1943-11/27/1978
16
Dominique Labourier
04/29/1943
16
Richard Kline
04/29/1944
15
Richard Warwick
04/29/1945-12/16/1997
14
Corey Rand
04/29/1946-12/22/2002
13
Wayne Robson
04/29/1946-04/04/2011
13
John Waters
04/29/1946
13
Cheryl Kennedy
04/29/1947
12
Reb Brown
04/29/1948
11
Ed Bishop
04/29/1949
10
Anita Dobson
04/29/1949
10
Nora Dunn
04/29/1952
7
Tore Persson
04/29/1953
6
Richard Mitchley
04/29/1954
5
Gavan O'Herlihy
04/29/1954
5
Jerry Seinfeld
04/29/1954
5
Mark Drewry
04/29/1955-10/19/2004
4
Richard Epcar
04/29/1955
4
Kate Mulgrew
04/29/1955
4
Saverio Vallone
04/29/1955
4
Daniel Day-Lewis
04/29/1957
2
Geoffrey Gould
04/29/1957
2
Michelle Pfeiffer
04/29/1957
2
Timothy Treadwell
04/29/1957-10/06/2003
2
Jack Armstrong
04/29/1958
1
Laura Harrington
04/29/1958
1
Eve Plumb
04/29/1958
1
Rosanna Scotto
04/29/1958
1
Rebecca Toolan
04/29/1959
0

Released on Wednesday, Apr 29 1959
Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)CinemaNot RatedUSA

Aired on Wednesday, Apr 29 1959
Two CharleysFr-easy Frolics

Now Showing Wednesday, Apr 29 1959
UK
Casino
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion
South Pacific

Aired on Wednesday, Apr 29 1959
USA
ABC
 9:00 pmDonna Reed ShowThe Grateful Patient
NBC
 7:30 pmWagon TrainThe Duke LeMay Story
 9:30 pmBat MastersonA Matter of Honor

UK Chart
Friday, Apr 24 1959
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly1
Side SaddleRuss Conway2
Petite FleurChris Barber3
A Fool Such As IElvis Presley4
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley4
DonnaMarty Wilde5
Charlie BrownThe Coasters6
Smoke Gets In Your EyesThe Platters7
C'mon EverybodyEddie Cochran8
My HappinessConnie Francis9
Stagger LeeLloyd Price10
TomboyPerry Como11
GigiBilly Eckstine12
A Pub With No BeerSlim Dusty13
The Little Drummer BoyThe Beverley Sisters15
It's LateRicky Nelson16
French Foreign LegionFrank Sinatra18
Sing Little BirdiePearl Carr & Teddy Johnson19
Come Softly To MeThe Fleetwoods20


US Chart
Monday, Apr 27 1959
Come Softly To MeFleetwoods, The1
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As IElvis Presley2
VenusFrankie Avalon3
Pink Shoe LacesDodie Stevens4
Guitar Boogie ShuffleVirtues, The5
The Happy OrganDave "Baby" Cortez6
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley7
Tell Him NoTravis and Bob8
Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)Impalas, The9
Turn Me LooseFabian10
Never Be Anyone Else But YouRicky Nelson11
Since I Don't Have YouSkyliners, The12
EnchantedPlatters, The13
Three StarsTommy Dee14
The Tijuana JailKingston Trio, The15
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