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Tuesday 18 August 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurence Jalbert and Winona Laduke. In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. General Della Rovere, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Years With Ross by James Thurber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blaulicht.
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1959

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Movies

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General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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The Crimson Kimono

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

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But Not for Me

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Lee J. Cobb

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Country: United States

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It Started with a Kiss

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Gustavo Rojo

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TV Series

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

Blaulicht

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Spy-Catcher

World of Giants

The Deputy Dawg Show

The Secret of Carrick House

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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The Tents Of Wickedness

By: Peter De Vries

London published Fiction

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The House Of Intellect

By: Jacques Barzun

House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

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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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