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Saturday 21 November 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 21, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kyle Whittingham and Jim McGovern. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mr. Blue by The Fleetwoods. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Ballad of a Soldier, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 21 November 1959

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Movies

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

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Expresso Bongo

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

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The Atomic Submarine

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway

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Le Bossu

Directed by: André Hunebelle

Starring: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann, Jean Le Poulain

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
  • World Television Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Max Baer: American actor best known for his role as Jethro Bodine in the television series, "The Beverly Hillbillies.
Facts:
  • Max Baer, American heavyweight boxing champion (1934), dies at age 49.
  • Jack Benny (violin) and Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 21, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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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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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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The Years With Ross

By: James Thurber

At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

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