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Sunday 13 September 1959

1959-09-13

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Magician

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjrnstrand

Country: United States

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman

Country: United States

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon

Country: United States

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Four Just Men

Starring: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Lisa Gastoni, Jack Hawkins

Country: United Kingdom

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No Hiding Place

Starring: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Country: United Kingdom

Interpol Calling

Starring: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield

Country: United Kingdom

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Riverboat

Starring: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

Country: United States

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The Man and the Challenge

Starring: George Nader

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kelly Rooney: American noted family, the daughter of Mickey Rooney and his wife Barbara Thomason Rooney.
  • Tatyana Mitkova: Russian journalist.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gilbert Adrian: American fashion designer for films and private clientele who was associated with MGM.
Facts:
  • 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
  • 79th US Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Alejandro Olmedo (63 57 62 64)
  • Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Fall TV season
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight Eisenhower -- Sep. 7, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7631

Books

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

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

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 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

Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 497 pages; Physical desc.

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