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Tuesday 9 June 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 9, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peter Fowler . In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Darby O'Gill and the Little People, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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The Nun's Story

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft

Country: United States

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The Five Pennies

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

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The Horse Soldiers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Putting on the Donegan

Disc Break

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Efrem=Saint Ephraim, deacon, Doctor of the Church
  • Blessed Diana d'Andalo
  • Saint Pelagia, virgin, martyr [BLS]
  • Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr [BLS]
  • Blessed Richard, bishop of Andria, Apulia
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Facts:
  • 1st ballistic missile sub launched (George Washington-Groton, Ct)
  • The USS George Washington is launched. It is the first submarine to carry ballistic missiles.
  • First ballistic missile submarine launched (George Washington, in Groton, Connecticut, USA).
  • Disneyland Monorail System, the first daily operating monorail system in the Western Hemisphere, opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • A 3-front revolutionary invasion by air and sea takes place in the Dominican Republic, consisting of exiles aided by Fidel Castro and the Venezuelan government, whose objective is to overthrow dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. Within a few days most are captured and executed. Only four are released by the government. Trujillo is killed less than two years later by men partly inspired by the deaths of the 1959 revolutionaries.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 09, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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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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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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