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Sunday 20 December 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trent Tucker and Neil Giuntoli. 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 Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico 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 20 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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Pony Express

Starring: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jasu Patel takes 9-69, India versus Australia at Kanpur.
  • The Walker Family Murders

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Too Many Ghosts

By: Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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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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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy.The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history.

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