Thursday November 05, 1959

US date format: 11/5/1959, UK date format: 5/11/1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Bryan Adams and Tomo Česen. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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Events

  • AFL announced with 8 teams

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Movies

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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

Beloved Infidel

Beloved Infidel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert, Philip Ober

The Incredible Petrified World

The Incredible Petrified World

Directed by: Jerry Warren

Starring: John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Phyllis Coates, Allen Windsor

Teenage Zombies

Teenage Zombies

Directed by: Jerry Warren

Starring: Don Sullivan, Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, J.L.D. Morrison

Third Man on the Mountain

Third Man on the Mountain

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

TV Series

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Shotgun Slade

Shotgun Slade

Spotlight

Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Five Fingers

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

Tell It to the Marines

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Days to next November 05

If November 05, 1959 is your birthday you're 60 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Status Seekers by Vance Packard

The Status Seekers

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"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner

The Art Of Llewellyn Jones

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1962 paperback

Station Wagon In Spain by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Station Wagon In Spain

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Station Wagon in Spain, 1959 BCE, by Francis Parkinson Keyes. Hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages, published by Farrar, Straus & Cudahy.

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx

Groucho And Me

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With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper


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