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Thursday 11 June 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 11, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hugh Laurie and Tim Van Patten. 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 My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas 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

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • US Postmaster General bans D.H. Lawrence's book Lady Chatterley's Lover.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 11, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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