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Monday 1 June 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alan Wilder and Thierry Rey. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Nun's Story, directed by Fred Zinnemann, 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. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 1 June 1959

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Movies

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The Nun's Story

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Country: United States

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The Five Pennies

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

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The Horse Soldiers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Country: United States

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Say One for Me

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, Robert Wagner, Ray Walston

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Soft Skin on Black Silk

Directed by: José Antonio de la Loma

Starring: Agnès Laurent, Armand Mestral, Barbara Laage, Vicente Parra

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Ontmoetingen in Kongo

Trinder Box

Corsari-Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alan Wilder: British rock musician who does the electronics and plays the synthesizer with "Depeche Mode.
  • Thierry Rey: Belgian athlete in the sport of judo (super light category).
  • Martin Brundle: British race car driver and F1 television commentator.
  • John Pullinger: English statistician and librarian.
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Facts:
  • 2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area
  • Constitution of Tunisia promulgated (National Day).

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

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Elizabeth The Great

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

A revealing study of the Queen and her court--their daily lives, concerns, topics of conversation, meals, living condition, travels, successes and failures--that places them firmly within the historical context of 16th

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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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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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