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Tuesday 2 June 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 2, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lydia Lunch and Erwin Olaf. 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 Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma by Cliff Arquette was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 2 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

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

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

Which were the important events of 2 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lydia Lunch: American singer-songwriter guitarist and actress (Teenage Jesus and the Jerks 8-Eyed Spy Harry Crews and My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult).
  • Erwin Olaf: Dutch photographer.
  • Charlie Huddy: Oshawa, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres).
  • Rineke Dijkstra: Dutch photographer.
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Facts:
  • Allen Ginsberg writes his poem Lysergic Acid, San Francisco

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 02, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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