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Thursday 5 February 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 5, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Armstrong Williams and Jennifer Granholm. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK One Night / I Got Stung by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Ride Lonesome, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Beloved Infidel by Sheilah Graham and Gerold Frank was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me.
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What the sky looked like on 5 February 1959

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Movies

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

Ride Lonesome

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

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The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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Die Halbzarte

Directed by: Rolf Thiele

Starring: Romy Schneider, Carlos Thompson, Magda Schneider, Josef Meinrad

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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TV Series

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

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Emergency

Starring: Brian James, Syd Conabere, Judith Godden, Natalie Raine

Saturday Party

It Happened to Anneli

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gwili Andre: Actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon).
Facts:
  • Redhead opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 455 performances
  • Australia regains the Ashes with a 10-wicket victory at Adelaide.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 05, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Coming Of The New Deal

By: Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.

Volume Two in Schlesinger's Age of Roosevelt series, this book describes Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House.

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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