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Wednesday 15 July 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 15, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vincent Lindon and Patrick Timsit. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Blue Denim, directed by Philip Dunne, 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. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 15 July 1959

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Movies

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Blue Denim

Directed by: Philip Dunne

Starring: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts

Country: United States

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Return of the Fly

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

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Holiday for Lovers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John, Carol Lynley

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Bobbikins

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Shirley Jones, Max Bygraves, Billie Whitelaw, Barbara Shelley

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Wonderful World

About Your Garden

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peter A Egge: Norwegian writer (The Dream).
  • Ernest Bloch: American composer whose music reflects Jewish cultural and liturgical themes as well as European post-Romantic traditions.
  • Vance Palmer: Australian novelist, dramatist, essayist and critic (Born 1885).
Facts:
  • The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
  • A strike occurs against the United States' steel industry.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 15, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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The Light Infantry Ball

By: Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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