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Friday 2 October 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Kazan and Luis Fernandez. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Odds Against Tomorrow, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while John Paul Jones by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spotlight.
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What the sky looked like on 2 October 1959

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Movies

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

Odds Against Tomorrow

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

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The Best of Everything

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer

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4D Man

Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Starring: Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, James Congdon, Robert Strauss

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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TV Series

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

Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Blaulicht

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS television.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

John Paul Jones

By: Samuel Eliot Morison

"Reprint of 1959 Original, Author sailed the English, American & French waters where Captain Jones had his greatest triumphs in prep for making this Bio alive with authenticity.

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The Lotus Eaters

By: Gerald Green

LIKE NEW mm paperback, fast shipping usually same day.

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The Great Imposter

By: Robert Crichton

This book is about the amazing careers of the most spectacular imposters of modern times.

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The Devil'S Advocate

By: Morris L. West

A terminally ill English priest is sent by the Vatican to a small village in Italy to investigate the life of a local hero and reputed miracle worker who is a

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