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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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Warren North -- Mar. 9, 1959
TIME Magazine Cover: Warren North -- Mar. 9, 1959

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7605
Sports Illustrated: no.7605
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Books

Exodus - Leon Uris

Exodus - Leon Uris

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Books

Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak

Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak

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Books

Hawaii - James A. Michener

Hawaii - James A. Michener

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Books

Advise and Consent - Allen Drur

Advise and Consent - Allen Drur

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Old Journal Ads

Philip Morris Marlboro (1959)Philip Morris Marlboro (1959)
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Old Journal Ads

Hughes Project Cordwood Circuit Modules (1959)Hughes Project Cordwood Circuit Modules (1959)
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Old Journal Ads

Betty Crocker Cake Mixes  Homemade-Perfect (1959)Betty Crocker Cake Mixes Homemade-Perfect (1959)
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Tell the world why Friday, 13 March 1959 is such a special date for you!