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Sunday 18 January 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lydia Kay Bree and Dagmar Lurz. 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 The Great Chicago Fire by Robert Cromie 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 18 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 18 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 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 ?

The Great Chicago Fire

By: Robert Cromie

One of the best narrative histories ever written about the devastating fire has been reprinted in this oversized, illustrated edition. Over 150 photos and illustrations.

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Inside Russia Today

By: John Gunther

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

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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