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Tuesday 25 August 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ruth Ann Swenson and Kiku Hamada. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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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 in the last months ?

Oh Boy!

Starring: Marty Wilde, Hank B. Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris

Country: United Kingdom

Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom

Markham

Starring: Ray Milland

Country: United States

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The David Niven Show

Starring: David Niven

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ruth Ann Swenson: American operatic soprano.
  • Kiku Hamada: American photographic model whose delicate Japanese beauty was displayed in a nude centerfold in "Players" magazine September 1978.
  • Ian Falconer: American author and illustrator.
  • Steve Levy: American lawyer and politician.
  • Lane Smith: American author and illustrator.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: White House hopefuls Kennedys
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rocky Colavito -- Aug. 24, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7629

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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