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WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, May 31 1959
Emmett King
05/31/1865-04/21/1953
94
Died Aged:87
Jay Laurier
05/31/1879-04/08/1969
80
Kathlyn Williams
05/31/1879-09/23/1960
80
Jack Holt
05/31/1888-01/18/1951
71
Died Aged:62
Madge Blake
05/31/1889-02/19/1969
70
Athene Seyler
05/31/1889-09/12/1990
70
Fred Allen
05/31/1894-03/17/1956
65
Died Aged:61
Harold Miller
05/31/1894-07/18/1972
65
Carlo Ninchi
05/31/1896-04/27/1974
63
Margalo Gillmore
05/31/1897-06/30/1986
62
Betty Hare
05/31/1898-05/09/1981
61
Mary Jo Ellis
05/31/1899-11/19/1998
60
Rusty Lane
05/31/1899-10/10/1986
60
Kathlyn Williams
05/31/1888-09/23/1960
71
Joan Swinstead
05/31/1903-10/26/1982
56
Otto Hardwick
05/31/1904-08/05/1970
55
Ann Christy
05/31/1905-11/14/1987
54
Florence Desmond
05/31/1905-01/16/1993
54
Don Ameche
05/31/1908-12/07/1993
51
Nils Poppe
05/31/1908-06/28/2000
51
René Lefevre-Bel
05/31/1909-01/10/1999
50
Dave O'Brien
05/31/1912-11/08/1969
47
Dave O'Brien
05/31/1912-11/08/1969
47
Raymond Faure
05/31/1915-03/02/1972
44
Barbara Pepper
05/31/1915-07/18/1969
44
Judy Campbell
05/31/1916-06/06/2004
43
Massimo Serato
05/31/1916-12/22/1989
43
Sadie Corré
05/31/1918-08/26/2009
41
Jimmy Carpenter
05/31/1919-03/17/1998
40
Edna Doré
05/31/1921-04/11/2014
38
Clyde Howdy
05/31/1921-10/03/1969
38
Alida Valli
05/31/1921-04/22/2006
38
Paul Barselou
05/31/1922
37
Denholm Elliott
05/31/1922-10/06/1992
37
Paddy Joyce
05/31/1923-07/27/2000
36
Fritzi Burr
05/31/1924-01/17/2003
35
Julian Beck
05/31/1925-09/14/1985
34
Douglas Scott
05/31/1925-06/23/1988
34
Joe Robinson
05/31/1927-07/03/2017
32
Édouard Molinaro
05/31/1928-12/07/2013
31
Tim Barrett
05/31/1929-08/20/1990
30
Menahem Golan
05/31/1929-08/08/2014
30
Elaine Stewart
05/31/1929-06/27/2011
30
Clint Eastwood
05/31/1930
29
Taldo Kenyon
05/31/1930-08/26/2011
29
Gary Brandner
05/31/1933-09/22/2013
26
Jim Hutton
05/31/1934-06/02/1979
25
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
05/31/1935
24
Monika John
05/31/1935
24
Brian Forster
05/31/1936-09/??/1999
23
Simon Davis
05/31/1937-07/17/2002
22
Keith Denny
05/31/1937-07/17/2002
22
June Ritchie
05/31/1938
21
Andrew Ray
05/31/1939-08/20/2003
20
Peter Mayock
05/31/1940-12/15/1998
19
Harold 'Happy' Hairston
05/31/1942-05/01/2001
17
Tina Hedström
05/31/1942-10/20/1984
17
Sharon Gless
05/31/1943
16
Joe Namath
05/31/1943
16
Samantha Juste
05/31/1944-02/05/2014
15
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
05/31/1945-06/10/1982
14
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
05/31/1945-06/10/1982
14
Steven Kampmann
05/31/1947
12
Diane Langton
05/31/1947
12
Lynda Bellingham
05/31/1948-10/19/2014
11
John Bonham
05/31/1948-09/25/1980
11
Susan Heldfond
05/31/1948
11
Tom Berenger
05/31/1949
10
Gregory Harrison
05/31/1950
9
Susie Essman
05/31/1955
4
Gabriel Barylli
05/31/1957
2
Roma Maffia
05/31/1958
1
Kyle Secor
05/31/1958
1

Released on Sunday, May 31 1959
Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)CinemaXUK

Aired on Sunday, May 31 1959
Armchair TheatreWedding Day
Sea HuntWater Ski Show
Great ExpectationsEpisode
BBC Sunday Night TheatreBerkeley Square

Now Showing Sunday, May 31 1959
UK
Casino
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion
South Pacific

Aired on Sunday, May 31 1959
USA
ABC
 9:00 pmColt .45The Pirate
CBS
 7:00 pmLassieLassie's Guest
 9:30 pmAlfred Hitchcock PresentsThe Dusty Drawer

 
UK Chart
Friday, May 29 1959
A Fool Such As IElvis Presley1
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley1
It Doesn't Matter AnymoreBuddy Holly2
It's LateRicky Nelson3
I've Waited So LongAnthony Newley4
Side SaddleRuss Conway5
RouletteRuss Conway6
DonnaMarty Wilde7
Petite FleurChris Barber8
Come Softly To MeFrankie Vaughan & The Kaye Sisters9
I Go ApeNeil Sedaka10
Come Softly To MeThe Fleetwoods10
Mean StreakCliff Richard12
Guitar Boogie ShuffleBert Weedon13
Charlie BrownThe Coasters14
May You AlwaysThe McGuire Sisters15
Fort Worth JailLonnie Donegan16
Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day?)Lloyd Price17
MargieFats Domino18
May You AlwaysJoan Regan20


US Chart
Monday, May 25 1959
Kansas CityWilbert Harrison1
The Battle Of New OrleansJohnny Horton2
Dream LoverBobby Darin3
Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)Impalas, The4
Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)Edward Byrnes5
The Happy OrganDave "Baby" Cortez6
A Teenager In LoveDion and the Belmonts7
Quiet VillageMartin Denny8
PersonalityLloyd Price9
(Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As IElvis Presley11
Turn Me LooseFabian12
EndlesslyBrook Benton13
So FineFiestas, The14
Guitar Boogie ShuffleVirtues, The15
EnchantedPlatters, The16
Pink Shoe LacesDodie Stevens17
Goodbye Jimmy, GoodbyeKathy Linden18
Take A Message To MaryEverly Brothers, The19
I Need Your Love TonightElvis Presley20