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Wednesday 22 July 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 22, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peter Carruthers and Ed Greenwood. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Blue Denim, directed by Philip Dunne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 22 July 1959

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Movies

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Blue Denim

Directed by: Philip Dunne

Starring: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts

Country: United States

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Return of the Fly

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

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Holiday for Lovers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John, Carol Lynley

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Bobbikins

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Shirley Jones, Max Bygraves, Billie Whitelaw, Barbara Shelley

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Obras maestras del terror

Jubilee

Toranpu no mori

Club Miramar

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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Facts:
  • Earth gas found at Kolham (Slochteren) Groningen
  • Kumamoto University medical research group studying Minamata disease concludes that it is caused by mercury.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 22, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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The Manchurian Candidate

By: Richard Condon

Sgt Raymond Shaw is a hero of the first order. He's an ex-prisoner of war who saved the life of his entire outfit, a winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor,

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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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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

Book by Douglas, Jack

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