Tuesday March 03, 1959

US date format: 3/3/1959, UK date format: 3/3/1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 3, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ira Glass and Pedro Costa. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. In UK Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters was in the top 5 hits. Some Like It Hot, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1959 while From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day
  • Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
  • Malawi - Martyr's Day.
  • Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.

Events

  • 1st US probe to enter solar orbit, Pioneer 4, launched
  • British government arrests Hastings Banda of Nyasaland, ends emergency crisis.
  • Pioneer 4 is launched; becomes first US probe to enter solar orbit.

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Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America

Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Country: United States of America

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Release year: 1959

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Country: United States of America

Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Gloria Talbott

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Books

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From The Terrace by John O'Hara

From The Terrace

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

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder

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First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

The Coming Of The New Deal by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.

The Coming Of The New Deal

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Volume Two in Schlesinger's Age of Roosevelt series, this book describes Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House.

The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen

The Proud Possessors

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The Proud Possessors: The lives, times and tastes of some adventurous [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1958] SAARINEN,Aline B. ...

Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart

Nine Coaches Waiting

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A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 03, 1959?

On March 03, 1959 several famous people were born including, Ira Glass, Pedro Costa, Fabiana Cantilo.

Which famous people died on March 03, 1959?

Famous people died on March 03, 1959 include, Lou Costello.

What was the number one song in March 03, 1959?

The number one song in the week of March 03, 1959 was Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price in US and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters in UK.

What were the top hits on March 03, 1959?

The top hits on March 03, 1959 were Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price, Donna by Ritchie Valens, Charlie Brown by The Coasters in US and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters, As I Love You by Shirley Bassey, Side Saddle by Russ Conway in UK.