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Friday 23 January 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Didier Bourdon and Earl Falconer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Mountain Is Young by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Some Came Running

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine

Country: United States

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A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 23 January 1959

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TV Series

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

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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Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Books

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

The Mountain Is Young

By: Han Suyin

Abandoning her passionless marriage to colonial civil servant, John Ford, Ann journeys to Kathmandu in a voyage of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.

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The New Testament In Modern English

By: J.B. Phillips

An enduring scriptural treasure and a classic of Christian literature, this modern translation is a beautiful and true rendering of the New Testament.Written

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Around The World With Auntie Mame

By: Patrick Dennis

Encore, Encore! The brilliant sequel to the smash bestseller Auntie Mame is back and the reviews are in . . .

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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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