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Monday 12 October 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bob Inglis and Abigail Kingsley Alling. 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. Solomon and Sheba, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while New Face In The Mirror by Yael Dayan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1959

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Movies

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Beast from Haunted Cave

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo

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Attack of the Giant Leeches

Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski

Starring: Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers, Jan Shepard, Michael Emmet

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The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

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

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • At the national congress of APRA in Peru a group of leftist radicals are expelled from the party. They will later form APRA Rebelde.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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New Face In The Mirror

By: Yael Dayan

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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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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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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