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Thursday 9 April 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 9, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nell Newman and Dave Innis in Bartlesville. 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. Warlock, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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 Lili.
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What the sky looked like on 9 April 1959

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Movies

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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Sapphire

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie

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Westbound

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Virginia Mayo, Karen Steele, Michael Dante

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The Naked Venus

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Patricia Conelle, Don Roberts, Arianne Ulmer, Wynn Gregory

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Count Your Blessings

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Rossano Brazzi, Maurice Chevalier, Martin Stephens

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TV Series

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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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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A Ponte de Waterloo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
  • Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
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Facts:
  • Bill Sharman hits an NBA record 56 consecutive foul shots.
  • 13th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics sweep Minnesota Lakers in four games; this is Celtics' 8th consecutive title.
  • Baltimore Orioles pull their second triple play (3-6-3 versus Washington Senators).
  • Project Mercury: NASA announces the selection of the United States' first seven astronauts, whom the news media quickly dub the ''Mercury Seven''.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 09, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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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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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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The Devil In Bucks County

By: Edmund Schiddel

Front cover,The Devil In Bucks County, Simon and Schuster, New York , 1959

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