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Friday 7 August 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 7, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Koenraad Elst and Ali Shah. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. The Crimson Kimono, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blaulicht.
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What the sky looked like on 7 August 1959

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Movies

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The Crimson Kimono

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

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But Not for Me

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Lee J. Cobb

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Country: United States

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It Started with a Kiss

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Gustavo Rojo

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Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Elisabeth Müller, Paul Hubschmid, Dietmar Schönherr, Jochen Hanke

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TV Series

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

Blaulicht

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Die Muminfamilie

Bozo the Clown

Gert and Daisy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1959 ?

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Facts:
  • Explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space.
  • The Lincoln Memorial design on the U.S. penny goes into circulation. It replaces the ''sheaves of wheat'' design and is still in use.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 07, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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