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Monday 6 July 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard Dacoury and Arnold Wohlschies. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mr. Squiggle and Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Andr Morell, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara

Country: United States

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter

Country: United States

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Porgy and Bess

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 6 July 1959

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TV Series

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

Mr. Squiggle and Friends

Starring: Norman Hetherington, Jane Fennell, Terry Dowling, Ian McLean

Country: Australia

Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Markham

Starring: Ray Milland

Country: United States

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The David Niven Show

Starring: David Niven

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Grosz: German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings of Berlin life in the 1920s.
Facts:
  • 5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Saar becomes part of German Federal Republic.

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Books

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

Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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Day Before Yesterday

By: Eleanor Butler Roosevelt

For people interested Roosevelt family.

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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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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