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Saturday 20 June 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 20, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Otávio Mesquita and Louise Bessette. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. North by Northwest, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 20 June 1959

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Movies

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

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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Goliath and the Barbarians

Directed by: Carlo Campogalliani

Starring: Steve Reeves, Chelo Alonso, Bruce Cabot, Giulia Rubini

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Mr. Squiggle and Friends

Starring: Norman Hetherington, Jane Fennell, Terry Dowling, Ian McLean

Country: Australia

21 Beacon Street

The Hector Heathcote Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Facts:
  • A rare June hurricane struck Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence killing 35.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 20, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma

By: Cliff Arquette

From coast to coast more people are keeping their television sets on much later, more nights because of Cliff Arquette. A regular on NBC's "Jack Paar Show," Cliff's meteoric rise

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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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