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Friday 22 May 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Morrissey and Loretta Lynch. 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. Face of a Fugitive, directed by Paul Wendkos, 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 Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 22 May 1959

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Movies

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Face of a Fugitive

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Lin McCarthy, Dorothy Green, Alan Baxter

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The Gunfight at Dodge City

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Nancy Gates

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Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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It Happened to Jane

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

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The Wild and the Innocent

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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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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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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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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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