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Wednesday 1 April 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hasnat Khan and Angus Young. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Das Feuerzeug, directed by Siegfried Hartmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Pioneer, Go Home! by Richard Powell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
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What the sky looked like on 1 April 1959

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Movies

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

Das Feuerzeug

Directed by: Siegfried Hartmann

Starring: Rolf Ludwig, Heinz Schubert, Rolf Defrank, Hannes Fischer

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Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?

Directed by: Frank Wisbar

Starring: Joachim Hansen, Wilhelm Borchert, Wolfgang Preiss, Carl Lange

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Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Archimède, le clochard

Directed by: Gilles Grangier

Starring: Jean Gabin, Darry Cowl, Bernard Blier, Dora Doll

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The Lonely Sex

Directed by: Richard Hilliard

Starring: Leon Benedict, Mary Gonzalez, Karl Light, Jean Evans

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TV Series

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

Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
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Facts:
  • Iakovos is enthroned as Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 01, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Pioneer, Go Home!

By: Richard Powell

This 50th anniversary edition restores Richard Powell s uproarious 1959 New York Times bestselling novel and includes a new preface by the author.

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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