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Sunday 12 July 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Malcolm Jones and Rolonda Watts. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Holiday for Lovers, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Little World Of Stanton Delaplane by Stanton Delaplane was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 12 July 1959

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Movies

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Holiday for Lovers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John, Carol Lynley

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Bobbikins

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Shirley Jones, Max Bygraves, Billie Whitelaw, Barbara Shelley

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon, Duke Moore

Country: United States

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The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff

Country: United States

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A Hole in the Head

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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The Advisor's Mystery Theater

The Ken Dodd Show

Songs from the Hebrides

Nick of the River

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during ankee-Red Sox game

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 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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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

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.

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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