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. Room at the Top, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in March 1959 ?

  • Room at the TopRoom at the Top
    directed by Jack Clayton
    starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears
  • Some Like It HotSome Like It Hot
    directed by Billy Wilder
    starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
  • Al CaponeAl Capone
    directed by Richard Wilson
    starring: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain
  • Rio BravoRio Bravo
    directed by Howard Hawks
    starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson
  • The Diary of Anne FrankThe Diary of Anne Frank
    directed by George Stevens
    starring: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 13 March 1959 ?


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

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1959 ?

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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

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.

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.

Advise and Consent by Allen Drur

Advise and Consent

by Allen Drur


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Hughes Project Cordwood Circuit Modules (1959)Hughes Project Cordwood Circuit Modules (1959)
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