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Friday 5 June 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 5, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dirk Matheson and Michael Winans. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Nun's Story, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 5 June 1959

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Movies

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The Nun's Story

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Country: United States

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The Five Pennies

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

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The Horse Soldiers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Country: United States

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Say One for Me

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, Robert Wagner, Ray Walston

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Soft Skin on Black Silk

Directed by: José Antonio de la Loma

Starring: Agnès Laurent, Armand Mestral, Barbara Laage, Vicente Parra

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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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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Ontmoetingen in Kongo

Trinder Box

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
  • World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dirk Matheson: American writer, a journalist on the staff of People magazine for a decade before he quit to work on a screenplay.
  • Michael Winans: gospel singer (The Winans).
  • Rafael Gil Brand: German/Spanish professional astrologer.
  • Anil Ambani: Businessman.
  • Robert Lloyd: English singer (The Nightingales The Prefects and The Minus 5).
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Facts:
  • Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing HS in Minnesota
  • The first government of the State of Singapore is sworn in.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 05, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H.Lawrence Easton Press Special Edition 1975 This is a mint condition never read and a must have for your classic collection.Bound

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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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