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Monday 16 November 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corey Pavin and Bert Cameron. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Ballad of a Soldier, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 16 November 1959

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Movies

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

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Expresso Bongo

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

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The Atomic Submarine

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway

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Le Bossu

Directed by: André Hunebelle

Starring: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann, Jean Le Poulain

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Sound of Music opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 performances
  • The Sound of Music opens on Broadway.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 16, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Darkness And The Dawn

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Darkness and the Dawn

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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 Town House

By: Norah Lofts

Can a house built from the ashes of tragedy ever be a placeof lasting happiness? Can the hereditary mix of wild gypsylore, fierce independence, magic and mystery truly settle in arespectable

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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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