Sunday November 15, 1959

US date format: 11/15/1959, UK date format: 15/11/1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 15, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tibor Fischer and Paul McGann. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Le Bossu, directed by André Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Poor No More by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1959, at November 15 across the years or at November 1959 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • Four members of the Herbert Clutter Family are murdered at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas. Dick Hickock and Perry Smith were ultimately caught and convicted of the murders.

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Movies

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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

General Della Rovere

General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

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

The Bridge

The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

Starring: Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht

Country: United States of America

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Directed by: Michael Gordon

Starring: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

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NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Green Bay Packers : 28 - 24
  • Chicago Cardinals - Philadelphia Eagles : 17 - 27
  • Cleveland Browns - Washington Redskins : 31 - 17
  • Los Angeles Rams - Detroit Lions : 17 - 23
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Giants : 14 - 9
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TV Series

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Five Fingers

Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

Shotgun Slade

Shotgun Slade

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

Tell It to the Marines

Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Spotlight

Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

How old am I?

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Books

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Poor No More by Robert Ruark

Poor No More

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Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell

Dear And Glorious Physician

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The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, …

The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

The Elements Of Style

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You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

The Lotus Eaters by Gerald Green

The Lotus Eaters

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LIKE NEW mm paperback, fast shipping usually same day.

Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels by Horace Knowles

Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels

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Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels: A Treasury Of Harper's Magazine From 1850 To The, by Knowles, Horace, Ed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 15, 1959?

On November 15, 1959 several famous people were born including, Tibor Fischer, Paul McGann.

What was the number one song in November 15, 1959?

The number one song in the week of November 15, 1959 was Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin in US and Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows in UK.

What were the top hits on November 15, 1959?

The top hits on November 15, 1959 were Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin, Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods, Put Your Head On My Shoulder by Paul Anka in US and Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin, What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates in UK.


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