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Saturday 22 August 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Denise Curry and Mark Williams. In that special week of August people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Oh Boy!

Starring: Marty Wilde, Hank B. Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris

Oh Boy!

Starring: Marty Wilde, Hank B. Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Squiggle and Friends

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

Country: Australia

Markham

Starring: Ray Milland

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Magician

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjrnstrand

Country: United States

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman

Country: United States

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon

Country: United States

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Denise Curry: Daivs, California -- Basketball player (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Mark Williams: Movie Actor.
  • Juan Croucier: Cuban-American singer-songwriter bass player and producer (Ratt and Dokken).
  • Pia Gjellerup: Danish lawyer and politician Danish Minister of Finance.
  • Kidd Kraddick: American radio host (d. 2013).
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Facts:
  • Cin Red Frank Robinson hits 3 consecutive HRs

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1959?

  • Time: Hassi Messaoud, location of the great French oil rush of 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7628
  • Life: The Nixons in the USSR

Books

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

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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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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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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The Art Of Llewellyn Jones

By: Paul Hyde Bonner

1962 paperback

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