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Thursday 19 February 1959

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roger Goodell and Simmu Tiik. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Journey, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Emergency.
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TV Series

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

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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Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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House on Haunted Hill

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long

Country: United States

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Willard Miller: Canadian-American sailor Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1959).
Facts:
  • USAF rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 km/h), New Mexico
  • Britain, Turkey and Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence.
  • Gabon adopts its constitution.
  • US Air Force rocket-powered rail sled attains Mach 4.1 (4970 kph), New Mexico.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1959?

  • Life: Miami show girls
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sekou Toure -- Feb. 16, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7602

Books

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

Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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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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The Devil In Bucks County

By: Edmund Schiddel

Front cover,The Devil In Bucks County, Simon and Schuster, New York , 1959

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Mrs. Arris Goes To Paris

By: Paul Gallico

a small format reissue in hard cover of the 1958 novel

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