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Friday, 13 March 1959

1959-03-13

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. In UK Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters was in the top 5 hits. Rio Bravo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson

Country: United States

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield, Henry Hull

Country: United States

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The Journey

The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Garry Halliday

Garry Halliday

Written by: Justin Blake

Starring: Terence Longdon

Country: United Kingdom

The Third Man

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom

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Rawhide

Rawhide

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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The General Electric College Bowl

The General Electric College Bowl

Starring: Robert Earle, John Bellairs

Country: United States

The D.A.'s Man

The D.A.'s Man

Starring: John Compton, Ralph Manza, Herbert Ellis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous People Born:
  • Kathy Hilton: socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton

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Magazine Covers

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Exodus by Leon Uris

Exodus

By: Leon Uris

Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon--the towering novel of the twentieth century's most dramatic geopolitical event. Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies--the beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power. Here

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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

Doctor Zhivago

By: Boris Pasternak

First published in Italy in 1957 amid international controversy, Doctor Zhivago is the story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.

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Hawaii by James A. Michener

Hawaii

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959.

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