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Monday 19 January 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 19, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Pilson and Danese Cooper. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Untouchables.
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What the sky looked like on 19 January 1959

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Movies

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

Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Law

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Pierre Brasseur, Marcello Mastroianni, Melina Mercouri

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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The Last Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Untouchables

Starring: Robert Stack, Walter Winchell, Nicholas Georgiade, Paul Picerni

Country: United States

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Face to Face

Galería de maridos

A Conquista Que Não Fiz

Championship Bridge with Charles Goren

Starring: Charles Goren, Alex Dreier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Pilson: American bass player songwriter and actor (Dokken Dio and Foreigner).
  • Danese Cooper: American computer scientist and programmer.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 19, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1959 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
  2. Connie Francis - My Happiness
  3. The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks
  4. Donna - Ritchie Valens
  5. 16 Candles - The Crests
  6. Clyde McPhatter - A Lover's Question
  7. Gotta Travel On - Billy Grammer
  8. Fats Domino - Whole Lotta Loving
  9. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  10. To Know Him, Is To Love Him - The Teddy Bears
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson
  2. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  3. Clyde McPhatter - A Lover's Question
  4. Nobody But You - Dee Clark
  5. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters
  6. James Brown And The Famous Flames - Try Me
  7. Fats Domino - Whole Lotta Loving
  8. (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles with the Raylettes
  9. 16 Candles - The Crests
  10. The Chipmunk Song - The Chipmunks
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe
  2. The Day The Rains Came - Jane Morgan
  3. Hoots Mon - Lord Rockingham's XI
  4. Baby Face - Little Richard
  5. To Know Him Is To Love Him - The Teddy Bears

Books

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

The Best Of Everything

By: Rona Jaffe

When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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Women And Thomas Harrow

By: John P. Marquand

Bright, clean and fresh, this vintage paperback has light wear from reading and a little tanning from age. No markings, very nice overall. Our Family will pack this book carefully in a bubble wrap envelope.

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The Rainbow And The Rose

By: Nevil Shute

When seasoned pilot Johnny Pascoe tries to rescue a sick girl from the Tasmanian outback, his plane crashes and leaves him stranded and dangerously injured.

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The Mountain Is Young

By: Han Suyin

Abandoning her passionless marriage to colonial civil servant, John Ford, Ann journeys to Kathmandu in a voyage of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.

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