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Monday 20 April 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sean Bean and Clint Howard in Burbank. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The 400 Blows, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Pioneer, Go Home! by Richard Powell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
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What the sky looked like on 20 April 1959

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Movies

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

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Country: United States

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The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States

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The Young Land

Directed by: Ted Tetzlaff

Starring: Patrick Wayne, Yvonne Craig, Dennis Hopper, Dan O'Herlihy

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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Glencannon

Peck's Bad Girl

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
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Facts:
  • 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 20, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Pioneer, Go Home!

By: Richard Powell

This 50th anniversary edition restores Richard Powell s uproarious 1959 New York Times bestselling novel and includes a new preface by the author.

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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Nautilus 90 North

By: William R. Anderson

The commander of the first transpolar submarine voyage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic relates the excitement and tension of the journey as the Nautilus approached the North Pole

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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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