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Sunday 3 May 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ben Elton and Uma Bharati. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Watch That Ends The Night by Hugh MacLennan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Markham.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi

Country: United States

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Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears

Country: United States

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Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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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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Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1959 ?

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ben Elton: British left-wing comedian, scriptwriter and novelist.
  • Uma Bharati: Indian politician.
  • David Ball: English keyboard player and producer (Soft Cell and The Grid).
  • Uma Bharti: Indian activist and politician 16th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
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  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Land of the Sky Golf Tournament.

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The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time

By: William Nickerson

Probably the most famous book ever written on making money in Real Estate. Twenty years since "HOW I TURNED $1,000 INTO ONE MILLION IN REAL ESTATE IN MY SPARE TIME"

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Pioneer, Go Home!

By: Richard Powell

This 50th anniversary edition restores Richard Powell s uproarious 1959 New York Times bestselling novel and includes a new preface by the author.

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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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