Sunday October 11, 1959

US date format: 10/11/1959, UK date format: 11/10/1959

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 11, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Michiel Schapers and Bob Inglis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Bridge, directed by Bernhard Wicki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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Movies

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The Bridge

The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States of America

A Summer Place

A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States of America

A Bucket of Blood

A Bucket of Blood

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton

Country: United States of America

The Wonderful Country

The Wonderful Country

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Country: United States of America

Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

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Historical Events

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Events

  • KTHI TV channel 11 in Fargo-Grand Forks, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on October 11, 1959

Sport Games on October 11, 1959


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Detroit Lions : 31 - 24
  • Chicago Cardinals - Washington Redskins : 14 - 23
  • Los Angeles Rams - Chicago Bears : 28 - 21
  • New York Giants - Cleveland Browns : 10 - 6
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Philadelphia Eagles : 24 - 28
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TV Series

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Shotgun Slade

Shotgun Slade

Spotlight

Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Five Fingers

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

Tell It to the Marines

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner

The Art Of Llewellyn Jones

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1962 paperback

Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

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Vintage paperback

The Status Seekers by Vance Packard

The Status Seekers

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

The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The Ugly American

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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.

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent


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