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Friday 1 May 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yasmina Reza and Eddie Johnson. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Invisible Invaders, directed by Edward L. Cahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1959

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Movies

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

Invisible Invaders

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: John Agar, Jean Byron, Philip Tonge, Robert Hutton

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The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States

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The Young Land

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Yvonne Craig, Dennis Hopper, Dan O'Herlihy

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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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Hilda Lessways

Brenda's Time

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • White Sox Early Wynn beats Red Sox 1-0 on his own HR
  • West Germany introduces five-day work week.
  • Floyd Patterson knocks out Brian London in 11 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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