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Wednesday 4 February 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pamelyn Ferdin and Zenani Mandela. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Herblock'S Special For Today by Herbert Block was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rawhide

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

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

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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Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Some Came Running

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine

Country: United States

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A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
  • Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pamelyn Ferdin: American actress.
  • Zenani Mandela: daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela.
  • Lawrence Taylor: American athlete, line backer for the New York Giants from 1981 until 1993 when he retired from the game.
  • Mark Trevorrow: Australian cabaret performer who has appeared in television and stage productions in Australia, the UK and the USA, in the guise of his alter ego "Bob Downe" (the "Prince of Polyester.
  • Christian Schreier: German footballer and manager.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Una O'Connor: Irish-American actress and singer (d. 1959).
Facts:
  • Israel begins exporting copper ore.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1959?

  • Life: Pat Boone
  • Time: Clockwise from top left: Wilbur Mills, Clarence Cannon, Howard W. Smith, Samuel Rayburn & John W
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7600

Books

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

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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Beloved Infidel

By: Sheilah Graham and Gerold Frank

Autobiography, love story, and literary history, this classic memoir is "the very best portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald that has yet been put into print".

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Wedemeyer Reports!

By: General Albert C. Wedemeyer

As the chief planner for General Marshall, and co-author of the Victory Plan, General Wedemeyer had a truly significant hand in shaping and directing the Allied War effort against the Fascist

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The Proud Possessors

By: Aline B. Saarinen

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

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