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Sunday 5 July 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patricia Pease Jeffers and Victoria Abril. 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 Elizabeth The Great by Elizabeth Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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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 5 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
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Facts:
  • Indonesia restores constitution

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 05, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Elizabeth The Great

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

A revealing study of the Queen and her court--their daily lives, concerns, topics of conversation, meals, living condition, travels, successes and failures--that places them firmly within the historical context of 16th

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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