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Tuesday 19 May 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 19, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Brown Simpson and Laurie Lynd. 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. Face of a Fugitive, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 19 May 1959

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Movies

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Face of a Fugitive

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Lin McCarthy, Dorothy Green, Alan Baxter

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The Gunfight at Dodge City

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Nancy Gates

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Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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It Happened to Jane

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

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The Wild and the Innocent

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nicole Brown Simpson
  • Laurie Lynd: Canadian film and television director, whose films include "Breakfast with Scot," and the short film "The Fairy Who Didn't Want to Be a Fairy Anymore.
  • Bill Daniel
  • Paul Cayard
  • William Daniel: American noted family, the son of journalist Clifton Daniel and his wife, author Margaret Truman; grandson of U.S.
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Facts:
  • Jan de Quay becomes Premier of the Netherlands
  • The North Vietnamese Army establishes Group 559, whose responsibility is to determine how to maintain supply lines to South Vietnam; the resulting route is the Ho Chi Minh trail.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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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 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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The Watch That Ends The Night

By: Hugh MacLennan

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and

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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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