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Saturday 6 June 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Georgios Voulgarakis and Josie Lawrence. 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 Horse Soldiers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rawhide

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Horse Soldiers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers

Country: United States

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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Compulsion

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
  • D-Day landings - Europe.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Georgios Voulgarakis: Greek politician.
  • Josie Lawrence: British actress and alternative comedienne, noted for her work in the improv TV show, "Whose Line is it Anyway?," which began in 1988.
  • Colin Quinn: American actor and comedian, an MTV co-host on "Remote Control.
  • Jimmy Jam: American keyboard player songwriter and producer (The Time).
  • Amanda Pays: London, England -- Actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits).
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Books

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

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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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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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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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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