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Sunday 14 June 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Miller and Eddie Mekka. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The Nun's Story, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Nun's Story

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans

Country: United States

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The Horse Soldiers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers

Country: United States

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin

Country: United States

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Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 June 1959 ?

  • Flag Day (United States)
  • Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
  • International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
  • World Blood Donor Day [7] ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
  • Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
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  • The Matterhorn Mountain with its Matterhorn Bobsleds ride opens in Fantasyland at Disneyland in California. It is the first thrill ride at Disneyland, and the first ride to use cylindrical rails and urethane wheels. The mountain is 147 feet high, 1/100th the height of the real Matterhorn mountain, and uses 2175 steel girders. Final cost of the attraction is US$1.5 million.

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

The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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Elizabeth The Great

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

A revealing study of the Queen and her court--their daily lives, concerns, topics of conversation, meals, living condition, travels, successes and failures--that places them firmly within the historical context of 16th

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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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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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