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Saturday 17 January 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Susanna Hoffs and Salome Kammer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1959

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Movies

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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The Last Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States

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Escort West

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

Starring: Victor Mature, Elaine Stewart, Faith Domergue, Reba Waters

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TV Series

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

The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Championship Bridge with Charles Goren

Starring: Charles Goren, Alex Dreier

Country: United States

The Last Chronicle of Barset

Fim de Semana no Campo

Tak-Tik

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Say, Darling closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 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 ?

Inside Russia Today

By: John Gunther

1957 1958 Edition. Dust Jacket rough. Book very good, edges show wear from age.

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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The Best Of Everything

By: Rona Jaffe

When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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