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Saturday 4 July 1959, US Independence Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Victoria Abril and Souad Amidou. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, 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 Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1959

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Movies

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

The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff

Country: United States

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A Hole in the Head

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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The Alligator People

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Beverly Garland, Bruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr., George Macready

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Enemy

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Songs from the Hebrides

Nick of the River

Table rase

The Naked Lady

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 66th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Darlene Hard (64 63)
  • Cayman Islands separates from Jamaica, becomes a crown colony.
  • America's new 49-star flag honoring Alaska statehood unfurled.
  • With the admission of Alaska as the 49th U.S. state earlier in the year, the 49-star flag of the United States debuts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Steps In Time

By: Fred Astaire

One of the foremost entertainers of the twentieth century—singer, actor, choreographer, and, of course, the most dazzling "hoofer" in the history of motion pictures—Fred Astaire was the epitome of charm, grace,

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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