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Monday 19 October 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nir Barkat and Martin Kusch. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, 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 Mr. Lucky.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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The Lovers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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The Wonderful Country

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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A Bucket of Blood

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Bourbon Street Beat

Starring: Richard Long, Andrew Duggan, Van Williams, Arlene Howell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nir Barkat: Israeli businessman and politician Mayor of Jerusalem.
  • Martin Kusch: German philosopher and academic.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Florence Henderson joins Today Show panel
  • The first discotheque opens.

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Books

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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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