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Saturday 3 January 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rusty Golden and Dankan . In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Operation Amsterdam, directed by Michael McCarthy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blue Peter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 January 1959

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Movies

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

Operation Amsterdam

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, Tony Britton, Alexander Knox

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The Last Hurrah

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

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Panda and the Magic Serpent

Directed by: Taiji Yabushita

Starring: Hisaya Morishige, Mariko Miyagi, Virginia Blackman, Lisa Lu

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Torpedo Run

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Diane Brewster, Dean Jones

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Party Girl

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb, John Ireland

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TV Series

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

Blue Peter

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The Bell Telephone Hour

The Music Shop

One O'Clock Show

The Honey Siege

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edwin Muir: Scottish writer, a metaphysical poet, editor, novelist and critic.
Facts:
  • Alaska admitted as 49th US state
  • Alaska is admitted as the 49th U.S. State.
  • Alaska becomes the 49th state to join the USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 03, 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 ?

From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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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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The Three Edwards

By: Thomas B. Costain

THE THREE EDWARDS, third in Thomas B. Costain's survey of Britain under the Plantagenets, covers the years between 1272 and 1377 when three Edwards ruled England.

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