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Friday 22 May 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ed Fry and Steven Morrissey. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. while From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Markham.
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TV Series

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

Manhunt

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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Rawhide

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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Movies

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

Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee

Country: United States

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Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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Warlock

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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Compulsion

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi

Country: United States

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Room at the Top

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes 1st black General Major in USAF

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Books

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

From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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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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How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time

By: William Nickerson

Probably the most famous book ever written on making money in Real Estate. Twenty years since "HOW I TURNED $1,000 INTO ONE MILLION IN REAL ESTATE IN MY SPARE TIME"

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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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