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Wednesday 14 January 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 14, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chas Smash and Geoff Tate. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Herblock'S Special For Today by Herbert Block was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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What the sky looked like on 14 January 1959

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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The Last Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States

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Escort West

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

Starring: Victor Mature, Elaine Stewart, Faith Domergue, Reba Waters

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TV Series

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

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Championship Bridge with Charles Goren

Starring: Charles Goren, Alex Dreier

Country: United States

The Last Chronicle of Barset

Fim de Semana no Campo

Tak-Tik

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 14, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Herblock'S Special For Today

By: Herbert Block

Oversize hardcover book of political cartoonist Herblock's work thru the years. Includes his brilliant work during the Watergate crisis and the fall of Richard nixon.

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The King Must Die

By: Mary Renault

The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

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Nautilus 90 North

By: William R. Anderson

The commander of the first transpolar submarine voyage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic relates the excitement and tension of the journey as the Nautilus approached the North Pole

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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