Thursday 16 April 1959

US date format: 4/16/1959, UK date format: 16/4/1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marc Madiot and Alex Hermant. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The World of Apu, directed by Satyajit Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Nautilus 90 North by William R. Anderson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
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Movies

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

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Sapphire

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie

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Westbound

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Virginia Mayo, Karen Steele, Michael Dante

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The Naked Venus

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Patricia Conelle, Don Roberts, Arianne Ulmer, Wynn Gregory

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TV Series

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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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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Markham

Starring: Ray Milland

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Facts:
  • Party with Comden & Green opens at John Golden NYC for 44 performances
  • Datu Abdul Rozak inaugurated as premier of Malaysia federation.
  • New York Yankees unveil their first message scoreboard.

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Books

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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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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

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, …

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Wedemeyer Reports!

By: General Albert C. Wedemeyer

As the chief planner for General Marshall, and co-author of the Victory Plan, General Wedemeyer had a truly significant hand in shaping and directing the Allied War effort against the Fascist powers.

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