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Wednesday 22 April 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 22, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francis Castaing and Ryan Stiles. 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 Elizabeth The Great by Elizabeth Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lili.
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What the sky looked like on 22 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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Peck's Bad Girl

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Facts:
  • Yankee Whitey Ford strikes-out 15, beating Senators, 1-0 in 14 innings
  • Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City Athletics 20-6, in one inning Sox score 11 runs on one hit, ten walks, and three errors.
  • Recording sessions for the influential jazz album Kind of Blue by Miles Davis take place at Columbia's 30th Street Studio in New York City.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 22, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Elizabeth The Great

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

A revealing study of the Queen and her court--their daily lives, concerns, topics of conversation, meals, living condition, travels, successes and failures--that places them firmly within the historical context of 16th

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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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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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

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