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Sunday 1 February 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wade Wilson and Mike Horan. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. The Journey, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me.
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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1959

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Movies

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

The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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Die Halbzarte

Directed by: Rolf Thiele

Starring: Romy Schneider, Carlos Thompson, Magda Schneider, Josef Meinrad

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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The Last Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

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TV Series

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

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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The Scarf

Servisna stanica

Starring: Mija Aleksic, Djokica Milakovic, Dragutin Dobricanin, Zarko Mitrovic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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Facts:
  • Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)
  • WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Swiss males vote against voting rights for women.
  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Havana Golf Tournament.
  • Zack Wheat unanimously elected to baseball Hall of Fame.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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Brave New World Revisited

By: Aldous Huxley

When the novel Brave New World first appeared in 1932, its shocking analysis of a scientific dictatorship seemed a projection into the remote future.

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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