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Tuesday 1 December 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Loïc Peyron and Anne Ducros. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. On the Beach, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 1 December 1959

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Movies

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

On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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The Cow and I

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Fernandel, Pierre-Louis, Ellen Schwiers, Ingeborg Schöner

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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The Purple Gang

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
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Facts:
  • 12 nations sign treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica
  • 1st color photograph of Earth from outer space
  • The 1st color photograph of Earth received from outer space
  • 25th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Cannon, LSU (HB).
  • Twelve nations sign a treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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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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The Amazing Results Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"This is a result book....It is the story of the thrilling things that happened to people when they applied the principles of dynamic change to their lives."

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Adventurous Alliance

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Boston published Biography

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