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Saturday 12 September 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 12, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dag-Otto Lauritzen and Deron Cherry. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The FBI Story, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma by Cliff Arquette was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dennis O'Keefe Show.
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Movies

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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Five Gates to Hell

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Dolores Michaels, Patricia Owens, Neville Brand, Ken Scott

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Les liaisons dangereuses

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

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General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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TV Series

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

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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Blaulicht

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The DuPont Show with June Allyson

Starring: June Allyson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dag-Otto Lauritzen
  • Deron Cherry: American football player, ranked as one of the finest free safeties to ever play football.
  • John Hawkes: Actor.
  • Cindy Rarick: Glenwood, Minnesota -- LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer).
  • Scott Brown: American politician, he made headlines when he was elected on the Republican ticket to the Senate seat most recently held by liberal long-time Senator Ted Kennedy.
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Facts:
  • Luna 2 launched by USSR; 1st spacecraft to impact on Moon
  • Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly-scheduled TV program presented in color.
  • The Soviet Union launches a large rocket, Lunik II, at the moon.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 12, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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The Tents Of Wickedness

By: Peter De Vries

London published Fiction

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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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