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Wednesday 18 November 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 18, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karla Faye Tucker and Ulrich Noethen. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Ballad of a Soldier, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Affectionately, F.D.R. by James Roosevelt and Sidney Shalett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 18 November 1959

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Movies

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Expresso Bongo

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

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The Atomic Submarine

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway

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Le Bossu

Directed by: André Hunebelle

Starring: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann, Jean Le Poulain

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
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Facts:
  • Washingston Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 18, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Affectionately, F.D.R.

By: James Roosevelt and Sidney Shalett

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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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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Poor No More

By: Robert Ruark

Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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