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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. The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by George Stevens, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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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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Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson

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

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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 Birthdays:
  • Kathy Hilton: socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton.
  • Scanio Pecoraro: Italian politician, a Member of Parliament and minister in Amato's Government.
  • Pascal Légitimus: French humorist and actor, son of an American theater seamstress of Armenian origin and born to an Antillean father, and grand-son of Martiniquais comedian Darling Légitimus.
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Books

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From The Terrace by John O'Hara

From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

An uncommonly good novel . . . a considerable achievement - Saturday Review With over three million copies sold, O'Hara's great novel of America in the first half of the century was made into an acclaimed film starring Paul Newman ...

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Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

Around The World With Auntie Mame

By: Patrick Dennis

Encore, Encore! The brilliant sequel to the smash bestseller Auntie Mame is back and the reviews are in . . .

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The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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Women And Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand

Women And Thomas Harrow

By: John P. Marquand

Women and Thomas Harrow, John P. Marquand, Little Brown, 1958 1st edition. 497 pages.

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