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Monday 16 November 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bert Cameron and Corey Allen Pavin. 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. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time by William Nickerson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rocky and His Friends.
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TV Series

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

Rocky and His Friends

Starring: June Foray, Bill Scott, Edward Everett Horton, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Mr. Lucky

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Joe Scott

Country: United States

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The Detectives

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Mark Goddard

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

Starring: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Country: United States

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Adventures in Paradise

Written by: James A. Michener

Starring: Gardner McKay, James Holden

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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Shadows

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd

Country: United States

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The Mouse That Roared

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell

Country: United States

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The Lovers

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jean-Marc Bory

Country: United States

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A Summer Place

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1959?

  • Life: Jewelry chokers
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert Kintner -- Nov. 16, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7641

Books

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

How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time

By: William Nickerson

Probably the most famous book ever written on making money in Real Estate. Twenty years since "HOW I TURNED $1,000 INTO ONE MILLION IN REAL ESTATE IN MY SPARE TIME"

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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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The Devil'S Advocate

By: Morris L. West

A terminally ill English priest is sent by the Vatican to a small village in Italy to investigate the life of a local hero and reputed miracle worker who is a

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The Breaking Point

By: Daphne du Maurier

"The appeal of romance and the clash of highly-charged emotions." --New York Herald-TribuneIn this collection of suspenseful tales in which fantasies, murderous dreams and half-forgotten worlds are exposed, Daphne du Maurier

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