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Sunday 4 October 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 4, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Lowe and Valérie Fourneyron. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Odds Against Tomorrow, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spotlight.
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What the sky looked like on 4 October 1959

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Movies

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Odds Against Tomorrow

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

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The Best of Everything

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer

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4D Man

Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Starring: Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, James Congdon, Robert Strauss

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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TV Series

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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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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Blaulicht

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • 1st World Series game played west of St. Louis (in LA)
  • Dmitri Sjostakovitch 1st Cello concert premieres in Leningrad
  • LA Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394
  • Netherlands beats Belgium 9-1

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 04, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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