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Wednesday 18 February 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jayne Atkinson and Alexandre Djouhri. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Hangman, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Coming Of The New Deal by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me.
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What the sky looked like on 18 February 1959

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Movies

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

The Hangman

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker, Jack Lord

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Up Periscope

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr.

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No Name on the Bullet

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Joan Evans, Virginia Grey

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Ride Lonesome

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

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The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 18, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Coming Of The New Deal

By: Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.

Volume Two in Schlesinger's Age of Roosevelt series, this book describes Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House.

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Main Street, U.S.S.R.

By: Irving R. Levine

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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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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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