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Friday 14 August 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Magic Johnson and Marcia Gay Harden. 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 Image Of America by Richard Bruckberger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blaulicht.
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What the sky looked like on 14 August 1959

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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

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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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Call Me Sam

Sweet and Low

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • 26th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Baltimore 29, All-Stars 0 (70,000)
  • AFL organized with NY, Dallas, LA, Minneapolis, Denver and Houston
  • American Football League (AFL) is organized with New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Denver, and Houston.
  • Founding and first official meeting of the American Football League.
  • Explorer 6 sends the first picture of Earth from orbit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 14, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Image Of America

By: Richard Bruckberger

"Either America is the hope of the world, or it is nothing. Th ere are those who have begun to despair of the West.

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The Great Imposter

By: Robert Crichton

This book is about the amazing careers of the most spectacular imposters of modern times.

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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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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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