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Saturday 19 December 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edward Metgod Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem and Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter in Marshall. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heartaches By The Number by Guy Mitchell. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Devil'S Advocate by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hudson's Bay.
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What the sky looked like on 19 December 1959

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Movies

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

Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Heller in Pink Tights

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

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The Immoral Mr. Teas

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Bill Teas, Ann Peters, Marilyn Wesley, Michele Roberts

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Night of the Ghouls

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Kenne Duncan, Duke Moore, Tor Johnson, Valda Hansen

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Suddenly, Last Summer

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 19 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Walter Williams: American civil engineer and CEO of Bethlehem Steel, a large, noted steel production and manufacturing company.
Facts:
  • 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 19, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Devil'S Advocate

By: Morris L. West

A terminally ill English priest is sent by the Vatican to a small village in Italy to investigate the life of a local hero and reputed miracle worker who is a

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This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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Adventurous Alliance

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Boston published Biography

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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