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Sunday 4 January 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanity (performer) and Denise Matthews. 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 The Mountain Is Young by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bell Telephone Hour.
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What the sky looked like on 4 January 1959

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Movies

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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 ?

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 4 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Facts:
  • Luna 1 becomes the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mountain Is Young

By: Han Suyin

Abandoning her passionless marriage to colonial civil servant, John Ford, Ann journeys to Kathmandu in a voyage of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.

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On My Own

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

In this volume the greatest and best-loved woman of her time shares the experiences - private and public - of her thirteen years since the death of her husband, Franklin Delano

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The Land God Gave To Cain

By: Hammond Innes

Ian Ferguson alone held the key to the disaster that had overtaken a geological survey team more than two thousand miles away.

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Brave New World Revisited

By: Aldous Huxley

When the novel Brave New World first appeared in 1932, its shocking analysis of a scientific dictatorship seemed a projection into the remote future.

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