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Monday 22 June 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicola Sirkis and Eddie Kidd. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Darby O'Gill and the Little People, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Command The Morning by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery

Country: United States

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Porgy and Bess

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter

Country: United States

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Wild Strawberries

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin

Country: United States

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The Nun's Story

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans

Country: United States

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Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 1959 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Nicola Sirkis: French frontman and singer of the pop-rock band Indochine, born to a Moldavian father.
  • Eddie Kidd: British motorcycle stunt rider.
  • Stéphane Sirkis: French musician in the new wave band Indochine, along with his twin brother Nicola Sirkis.
  • Daniel Xuereb: French football (soccer) striker, who earned eight international caps (one goal) for the French national team during the 1980s.
  • Pol Van Den Driessche
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hermann Brill: German lawyer and politician 8th Minister-President of Thuringia (d. 1959).
  • Along Came Jones by Coasters peaks at #9
  • Class by Chubby Checker peaks at #38
  • Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)
  • Shunryu Suzuki completes his historical Japan to SF voyage
  • Vanguard SLV-6 launched for Earth orbit (failed).

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

Command The Morning

By: Pearl S. Buck

Command the Morning-Atomic scientist and the development of the atom bomb

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Mrs. Arris Goes To Paris

By: Paul Gallico

a small format reissue in hard cover of the 1958 novel

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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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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