Monday January 05, 1959

US date format: 1/5/1959, UK date format: 5/1/1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 5, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Clancy Brown and Agnès Sulem. 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. Room at the Top, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1959, at January 05 across the years or at January 1959 calendar.

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

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Movies

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Room at the Top

Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States of America

Operation Amsterdam

Operation Amsterdam

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, Tony Britton, Alexander Knox

Escort West

Escort West

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

Starring: Victor Mature, Elaine Stewart, Faith Domergue, Reba Waters

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, Anoop Kumar, Kishore Kumar

Madhumati

Madhumati

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Johnny Walker, Pran

TV Series

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The Third Man

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Starring: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Country: United States of America

The Bell Telephone Hour

The Bell Telephone Hour

One Step Beyond

One Step Beyond

The Music Shop

The Music Shop

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1959 is your birthday you're 62 years, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe

The Best Of Everything

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When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

Doctor Zhivago

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First published in Italy in 1957 amid international controversy, Doctor Zhivago is the story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.

Exodus by Leon Uris

Exodus

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Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon--the towering novel of the twentieth century's most dramatic geopolitical event. Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth of a new nation in the midst of enemies--the beginning of an earthshaking struggle for power. Here

On My Own by Eleanor Roosevelt

On My Own

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1959?

On January 05, 1959 several famous people were born including, Clancy Brown, Agnès Sulem, David Eastwood.

What was the number one song in January 05, 1959?

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1959 was The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks in US and It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1959?

The top hits on January 05, 1959 were The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters, To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears in US and It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty, The Day The Rains Came by Jane Morgan, Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI in UK.


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