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Tuesday 7 April 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Wampers and Pierre Veys. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Gidget, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Watch That Ends The Night by Hugh MacLennan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Niven Show.
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 months ?

Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn

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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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears

Country: United States

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Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 7 April 1959

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TV Series

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

The David Niven Show

Starring: David Niven

Country: United States

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Emergency

Starring: Brian James, Syd Conabere, Judith Godden, Natalie Raine

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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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Garry Halliday

Written by: Justin Blake

Starring: Terence Longdon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
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Facts:
  • Radar 1st bounced off Sun - Stanford, California
  • Oklahoma ends alcohol prohibition, after 51 years.
  • Radar first bounced off sun, from Stanford, California.

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Books

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

The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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Nautilus 90 North

By: William R. Anderson

The commander of the first transpolar submarine voyage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic relates the excitement and tension of the journey as the Nautilus approached the North Pole

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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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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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