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Wednesday 2 December 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Barton and Patty Jordan in Buffalo. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Operation Petticoat, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time by William Nickerson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky and His Friends.
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TV Series

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

Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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The Detectives

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

Starring: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Country: United States

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Adventures in Paradise

Written by: James A. Michener

Starring: Gardner McKay, James Holden

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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Shadows

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd

Country: United States

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The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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The Lovers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Facts:
  • Malpasset dam collapses destroying French Riviera town of Frejus.
  • Malpasset Dam in southern France collapses and water flows over the town of Frejus, killing 412.

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Books

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How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time

By: William Nickerson

Probably the most famous book ever written on making money in Real Estate. Twenty years since "HOW I TURNED $1,000 INTO ONE MILLION IN REAL ESTATE IN MY SPARE TIME"

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Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels

By: Horace Knowles

Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels: A Treasury Of Harper's Magazine From 1850 To The, by Knowles, Horace, Ed.

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The War Lover

By: John Hersey

THE WAR LOVER is about Buzz Morrow, a pilot who glorifies war and his military duties. Hersey makes the point that wars exist precisely because there are men like Buzz who revel in them.

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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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