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Sunday 6 December 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Satoru Iwata and Stephen Hepburn. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. On the Beach, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1959

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Movies

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

On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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The Cow and I

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Fernandel, Pierre-Louis, Ellen Schwiers, Ingeborg Schöner

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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The Purple Gang

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Len Doyle: Actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

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

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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