Tuesday April 21, 1959

US date format: 4/21/1959, UK date format: 21/4/1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Smith (musician) and Jerry Only. 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 Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
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The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

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

Country: United States of America

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

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

Country: United States of America

Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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

Country: United States of America

Sapphire

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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    Events

  • 1211-kg great white shark becomes largest fish ever caught on a rod

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

Glencannon

Peck's Bad Girl

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Books

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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

What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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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