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Wednesday 13 May 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 13, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ving Rhames and Robert Earnshaw. In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Happy Organ by Dave Baby Cortez. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Look Back in Anger, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 13 May 1959

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Movies

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Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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It Happened to Jane

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

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The Wild and the Innocent

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

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The Young Philadelphians

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Starring: Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith

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King of the Wild Stallions

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: George Montgomery, Diane Brewster, Edgar Buchanan, Emile Meyer

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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Wrestling at the Chase

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Facts:
  • Kraft Music Hall with Milton Berle, last airs on NBC-TV

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 13, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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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 Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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