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Sunday 8 November 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chi Chi LaRue and Rebecca Knapp. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Shadows, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fractured Fairy Tales.
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TV Series

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

Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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The Detectives

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

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

Country: United States

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Adventures in Paradise

Written by: James A. Michener

Starring: Gardner McKay, James Holden

Country: United States

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The Twilight Zone

Written by: Rod Serling

Starring: Rod Serling

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Shadows

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd

Country: United States

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The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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The Lovers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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The Wonderful Country

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1959 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Chi Chi LaRue: American pornographic producer.
  • Rebecca Knapp: American physician, the non-identical twin of author Caroline Knapp.
  • Caroline Knapp: American writer, the author of "Drinking, A Love Story," published by Dial Press May 1996 and on the best-seller list two months later, her personal story about years of being a closet alcoholic.
  • Miroslav Janů: Czech footballer and manager (d. 2013).
  • Chi LaRue: American drag queen performer and director.
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Facts:
  • KJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast

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Books

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

The Ape In Me

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Ape In Me, The, by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

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The Lotus Eaters

By: Gerald Green

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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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