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Thursday 18 June 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Johnny Clary. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. North by Northwest, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Elizabeth The Great by Elizabeth Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 18 June 1959

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Movies

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Goliath and the Barbarians

Directed by: Carlo Campogalliani

Starring: Steve Reeves, Chelo Alonso, Bruce Cabot, Giulia Rubini

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Mr. Squiggle and Friends

Starring: Norman Hetherington, Jane Fennell, Terry Dowling, Ian McLean

Country: Australia

21 Beacon Street

The Hector Heathcote Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st telecast transmitted from England to US
  • First telecast transmitted from England to US.
  • The film ''The Nun's Story'', based on the best-selling novel, is released. Audrey Hepburn stars as the title character she later says that this is her favorite film role. The film is a box-office hit, and is nominated for several Oscars.
  • Sean Lemass becomes the third Taoiseach of Ireland.
  • Convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in a British prison and allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany where he resumes a scientific career.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 18, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Elizabeth The Great

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

A revealing study of the Queen and her court--their daily lives, concerns, topics of conversation, meals, living condition, travels, successes and failures--that places them firmly within the historical context of 16th

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The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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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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