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Thursday 13 August 1959

US date format: 8/13/1959, UK date format: 13/8/1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Bonaduce and Thomas Ravelli. In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. The Crimson Kimono, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Light Infantry Ball by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blaulicht.
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Movies

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The Crimson Kimono

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

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But Not for Me

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Lee J. Cobb

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Country: United States of America

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It Started with a Kiss

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Gustavo Rojo

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Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Elisabeth Müller, Paul Hubschmid, Dietmar Schönherr, Jochen Hanke

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TV Series

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Blaulicht

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Kirjaikkuna

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Call Me Sam

Sweet and Low

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Military satellite Discoverer 5 launched (into polar orbit)

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Planetary positions on August 13, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Light Infantry Ball

By: Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

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

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