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Monday 14 December 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Franco Iglesia and Bob Paris. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heartaches By The Number by Guy Mitchell. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Black Orpheus, directed by Marcel Camus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky and His Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1959 or at December 14 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Black Orpheus

Directed by: Marcel Camus

Starring: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira

Country: United States

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On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire

Country: United States

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl

Country: United States

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The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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The Detectives

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

Starring: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Country: United States

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Hawaiian Eye

Starring: Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman, Robert Conrad

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • J B Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513 metres.
  • Archbishop Makarios proclaimed President of Cyprus.
  • Makarios III is selected the first president of Cyprus.
  • Pantyhose introduced by Glen Raven Mills.
  • The Workers World Party is founded by Sam Marcy.

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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

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

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