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Thursday 10 December 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Burke Moses in New York City and Mark Aguirre. 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. On the Beach, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky and His Friends.
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TV Series

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

Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

On the Beach

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire

Country: United States

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl

Country: United States

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The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima

Country: United States

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Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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Shadows

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 December 1959 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Burke Moses in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Sean Baxter - As the World Turns).
  • Mark Aguirre: American athlete, played pro basketball beginning in 1981 for 13 seasons.
  • Christophe Auguin: French sailor, the winner of the boat challenge in Sydney.
  • Raphaël Faÿs: French jazz, gypsy jazz and classical guitarist and composer.
  • 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.
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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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Books

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

The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The Breaking Point

By: Daphne du Maurier

"The appeal of romance and the clash of highly-charged emotions." --New York Herald-TribuneIn this collection of suspenseful tales in which fantasies, murderous dreams and half-forgotten worlds are exposed, Daphne du Maurier

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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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