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Sunday 2 August 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 2, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Lauvergeon and Apollonia Kotero. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 2 August 1959

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Movies

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Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Elisabeth Müller, Paul Hubschmid, Dietmar Schönherr, Jochen Hanke

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Blue Denim

Directed by: Philip Dunne

Starring: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts

Country: United States

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Return of the Fly

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

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Holiday for Lovers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John, Carol Lynley

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Bozo the Clown

Gert and Daisy

Adventure Showcase

Dancers in Mourning

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • 41st PGA Championship: Bob Rosburg shoots a 277 at Minneapolis Golf Club
  • San Francisco Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits 1st of his 521 HRs
  • Milwaukee Braves' Bill Bruton hits two bases loaded triples.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 02, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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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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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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