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Sunday 11 January 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brett Bodine and Rob Ramage. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Room at the Top, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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What the sky looked like on 11 January 1959

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States

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Escort West

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

Starring: Victor Mature, Elaine Stewart, Faith Domergue, Reba Waters

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Operation Amsterdam

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, Tony Britton, Alexander Knox

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Party Girl

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb, John Ireland

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I Married a Monster from Outer Space

Directed by: Gene Fowler Jr.

Starring: Tom Tryon, Gloria Talbott, Peter Baldwin, Robert Ivers

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TV Series

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

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Untouchables

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

Country: United States

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Patrick O'Hagan Sings

The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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Facts:
  • Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then 1st class world record
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke.
  • Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mayfair Golf Open.
  • NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 28-21.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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Doctor Zhivago

By: Boris Pasternak

First published in Italy in 1957 amid international controversy, Doctor Zhivago is the story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.

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The Affluent Society

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith's classic investigation of private wealth and public poverty in postwar America With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of

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The Mountain Is Young

By: Han Suyin

Abandoning her passionless marriage to colonial civil servant, John Ford, Ann journeys to Kathmandu in a voyage of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.

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