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Wednesday 1 July 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vincent D'Onofrio and Anne Smith. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway 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 Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma by Cliff Arquette was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 1 July 1959

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Movies

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The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff

Country: United States

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A Hole in the Head

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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The Alligator People

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Beverly Garland, Bruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr., George Macready

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Enemy

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Songs from the Hebrides

Nick of the River

Table rase

The Naked Lady

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West-Germany
  • World Refugee Year begins
  • WVTV TV channel 18 in Milwaukee, WI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Specific values for the international yard, avoirdupois pound and derived units (e.g. inch, mile and ounce) are adopted after agreement between the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 01, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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The Light Infantry Ball

By: Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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