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Monday 14 September 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Morten Harket and Mary Crosby. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The FBI Story, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Young Titan by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Five Fingers.
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What the sky looked like on 14 September 1959

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Movies

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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Five Gates to Hell

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Dolores Michaels, Patricia Owens, Neville Brand, Ken Scott

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Les liaisons dangereuses

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

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General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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TV Series

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

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Blaulicht

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The Twilight Zone

Written by: Rod Serling

Starring: Rod Serling

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wayne Morris: Actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45.
Facts:
  • WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • The Soviet probe Luna 2 crashes onto the Moon, becoming the first man-made object to reach it.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Young Titan

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

History-fiction of a young warrior

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The Tents Of Wickedness

By: Peter De Vries

London published Fiction

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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I Was A Teen-Age Dwarf

By: Max Shulman

The further amorous campus adventures of Dobie Gillis, who observes "I'm not oversexed, mind you. But I'm not undersexed either. Let's just say I'm sexed."

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