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Tuesday 6 January 1959, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrea Thompson and Kathy Sledge in Philadelphia. 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 Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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What the sky looked like on 6 January 1959

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Movies

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

Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

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

Country: United States

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Escort West

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

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

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Operation Amsterdam

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

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

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The Last Hurrah

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien

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Panda and the Magic Serpent

Directed by: Taiji Yabushita

Starring: Hisaya Morishige, Mariko Miyagi, Virginia Blackman, Lisa Lu

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TV Series

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

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Untouchables

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

Country: United States

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Patrick O'Hagan Sings

The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Three Edwards

By: Thomas B. Costain

THE THREE EDWARDS, third in Thomas B. Costain's survey of Britain under the Plantagenets, covers the years between 1272 and 1377 when three Edwards ruled England.

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Abandon Ship!

By: Richard F. Newcomb

She was a ship of destiny. Sailing across the Pacific, the battle scarred heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered a secret cargo that would trigger the end of World War

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Inside Russia Today

By: John Gunther

1957 1958 Edition. Dust Jacket rough. Book very good, edges show wear from age.

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The Rainbow And The Rose

By: Nevil Shute

When seasoned pilot Johnny Pascoe tries to rescue a sick girl from the Tasmanian outback, his plane crashes and leaves him stranded and dangerously injured.

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