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Sunday 15 March 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 15, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabio Lanzoni and Renny Harlin. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Al Capone, directed by Richard Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Border Patrol.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Al Capone

Directed by: Richard Wilson

Starring: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain, James Gregory

Country: United States

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Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States

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Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States

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Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Country: United States

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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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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Shoestring Theatre


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 March 1959 ?

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
  • Constitution Day in Belarus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fabio Lanzoni: Italian-American model, a gorgeous 6'3", 225 lb hunk with turquoise eyes, honey colored long blond hair with a face that has launched a thousand romance novels and a chest to behold.
  • Renny Harlin: Finnish film maker, an expatriate to Hollywood to direct and produce films.
  • Eliot Teltscher: California, United States -- Tennis player (US Davis Cup team).
  • Harold Baines in Easton: Maryland, USA; outfielder (Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers).
  • Fabio : Model.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lester Young: American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1959).
  • WILX TV channel 10 in Lansing, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
  • Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 minutes 42.5 seconds.

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Planetary positions on March 15, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1959 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Frankie Avalon - Venus
  2. Charlie Brown - The Coasters
  3. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  4. Ritchie Valens - Donna
  5. David Seville - Alvin's Harmonica
  6. The Bell Notes - I've Had It
  7. Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
  8. Petite Fleur (Little Flower) - Chris Barber's Jazz Band
  9. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  10. 16 Candles - The Crests
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
  2. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  3. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  4. Charlie Brown - The Coasters
  5. Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
  6. Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church and The Fellows
  7. 16 Candles - The Crests
  8. Try Me - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  9. (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles with the Raylettes
  10. Hank Ballard And The Midnighters - Teardrops On Your Letter


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

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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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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The Proud Possessors

By: Aline B. Saarinen

The Proud Possessors: The lives, times and tastes of some adventurous [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1958] SAARINEN,Aline B. ...

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