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Monday 18 May 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Denis Favier and Jay Procopio. 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. while The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Markham.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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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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Rawhide

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Compulsion

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi

Country: United States

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1959 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • 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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Books

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The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot

By: Angus Wilson

Meg Eliot is the wife of a successful barrister and with that comes a lovely home in Westminster, cocktail parties and a round of charity committees.

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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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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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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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