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Friday 4 December 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 4, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Jacob and Hervé Paul. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. On the Beach, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 4 December 1959

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Movies

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

On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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The Cow and I

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Fernandel, Pierre-Louis, Ellen Schwiers, Ingeborg Schöner

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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The Purple Gang

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rosetta Duncan: (Duncan Sisters) dies in an auto accident at age 58.
Facts:
  • A monkey returns to Earth safely, after being launched 55 miles high into outer space by the United States space program.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 04, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Fever In The Blood

By: William Pearson

St. Martin's Press, NY 1959.

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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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Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The Amazing Results Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"This is a result book....It is the story of the thrilling things that happened to people when they applied the principles of dynamic change to their lives."

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