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Thursday 10 December 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 10, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Auguin and Noëlla Hego. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Suddenly, Last Summer, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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 Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 10 December 1959

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Movies

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Suddenly, Last Summer

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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The Cow and I

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Fernandel, Pierre-Louis, Ellen Schwiers, Ingeborg Schöner

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Country: United States

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The Purple Gang

Directed by: Frank McDonald

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Christophe Auguin: French sailor, the winner of the boat challenge in Sydney.
  • Noëlla Hego
  • Mark Aguirre: American athlete, played pro basketball beginning in 1981 for 13 seasons.
  • Noëlla Hégo: French criminal, who abetted her companion Stéphane Moitoiret in the abduction and murder of 11-year-old Valentin Crémault who he killed by 44 knife wounds on 28 July 2008.
  • Kevin Ash: English journalist and author (d. 2013).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Henri Vidal: French film actor who made his film debut alongside Edith Piaf in the movie Montmartre-sur-Seine in 1941.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 10, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Station Wagon In Spain

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Station Wagon in Spain, 1959 BCE, by Francis Parkinson Keyes. Hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages, published by Farrar, Straus & Cudahy.

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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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A Fever In The Blood

By: William Pearson

St. Martin's Press, NY 1959.

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