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Tuesday 16 June 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Warrior (wrestler) and Desiree Rogers. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. North by Northwest, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while What We Must Know About Communism by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1959

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Goliath and the Barbarians

Directed by: Carlo Campogalliani

Starring: Steve Reeves, Chelo Alonso, Bruce Cabot, Giulia Rubini

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Mr. Squiggle and Friends

Starring: Norman Hetherington, Jane Fennell, Terry Dowling, Ian McLean

Country: Australia

21 Beacon Street

The Hector Heathcote Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Reeves: Actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), shoots self at 45.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The Third Choice

By: Elizabeth Janeway

Excellent novel addresses the issues of spousal abuse, both physical and emotional through the eyes of a survivor.

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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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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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