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Tuesday 17 November 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Fenwick and William R Moses. 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 Affectionately, F.D.R. by James Roosevelt and Sidney Shalett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • Giants slugger Willie McCovey wins NL Rookie of Year
  • William Shea shows proposed NYC stadium with transparent roof
  • De Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Affectionately, F.D.R.

By: James Roosevelt and Sidney Shalett

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 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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The Ape In Me

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Ape In Me, The, by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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