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Monday 18 May 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christiane Jean and Denis Favier. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Face of a Fugitive, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while What We Must Know About Communism by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 18 May 1959

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Movies

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Face of a Fugitive

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Lin McCarthy, Dorothy Green, Alan Baxter

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The Gunfight at Dodge City

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Nancy Gates

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Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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It Happened to Jane

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

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The Wild and the Innocent

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1959 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Christiane Jean
  • Denis Favier: French instruction officer of the police and the Section Chief.
  • Jay Procopio: American homicide; an unemployed construction worker accused of killing his infant son on 3/20/1992.
  • Graham Dilley: English cricketer and coach (d. 2011).
  • Jay Wells: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
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Facts:
  • Judy by David Seville hits #86
  • Russian Band Stand by Spencer and Spencer hits #91
  • Launch of the National Liberation Committee of Cote d'Ivoire in Conakry, Guinea.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

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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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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