This week 56 years ago, President Eisenhower's was the first voice heard in a radio broadcast from space, using the first communications satellite. And the following songs were the most popular in the United States, according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "A Lover's Question," Clyde McPhatter
"A Lover's Question" — actually many questions — was McPhatter's biggest solo hit. He was later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, as a solo artist and a member of the Drifters.
9. "It's Only Make Believe," Conway Twitty
This was Twitty's only No. 1 pop hit...