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Monday 2 February 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maurice Leroy and Lenine (musician). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK One Night / I Got Stung by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Ride Lonesome, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1959

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Movies

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

Ride Lonesome

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

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The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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Die Halbzarte

Directed by: Rolf Thiele

Starring: Romy Schneider, Carlos Thompson, Magda Schneider, Josef Meinrad

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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TV Series

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

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Emergency

Starring: Brian James, Syd Conabere, Judith Godden, Natalie Raine

Saturday Party

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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Facts:
  • Vince Lombardi signs a five-year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The New Testament In Modern English

By: J.B. Phillips

Written in 1958, The New Testament in Modern English is one of the most dynamic and lively translations to ever appear in print. Phillips' rendering of Holy Scripture into contemporary English is accessible and powerful to a modern audience.

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Herblock'S Special For Today

By: Herbert Block

Oversize hardcover book of political cartoonist Herblock's work thru the years. Includes his brilliant work during the Watergate crisis and the fall of Richard nixon.

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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