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Thursday 15 October 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 15, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah Ferguson and Emeril Lagasse. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Solomon and Sheba, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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What the sky looked like on 15 October 1959

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Movies

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Solomon and Sheba

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Beast from Haunted Cave

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo

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Attack of the Giant Leeches

Directed by: Bernard L. Kowalski

Starring: Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers, Jan Shepard, Michael Emmet

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The Bridge

Directed by: Bernhard Wicki

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

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sarah Ferguson: Royalty.
  • Emeril Lagasse: American chef once called "the gastronomical equivalent of Elvis," one of the most popular (and hammy) cooks to become an actor on his own TV culinary shows, "Emeril Live" and "Essence of Emeril.
  • Todd Solondz: American actor director and screenwriter.
  • Sarah Magaret Fergusson [Fergie]: London, England -- Duchess of York.
  • Alex Paterson: English keyboard player (The Orb and Transit Kings).
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Facts:
  • Untouchables premieres
  • KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 15, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Art Of Llewellyn Jones

By: Paul Hyde Bonner

1962 paperback

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The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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The Ape In Me

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Ape In Me, The, by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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