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Tuesday 23 June 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 23, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Shulkin and Danny Sharp. 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. Last Train from Gun Hill, directed by John Sturges, 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. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 23 June 1959

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Movies

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones, Earl Holliman

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Enemy

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Leo McKern, Gordon Jackson

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Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Gordon Scott, Anthony Quayle, Sara Shane, Niall MacGinnis

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States

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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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The Andy Williams Show

The Golden Spur

Armstrong by Request

Something in the City

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Famous Deaths:
  • Boris Vian: French writer, actor, engineer, jazz musician, artist, and essayist.
  • Jean Gallon: Composer, dies at 80.
Facts:
  • A fire in a resort hotel in Stalheim (Norway) kills 34 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 23, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Command The Morning

By: Pearl S. Buck

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

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Trouble In The Flesh

By: Max Wylie

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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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H.Lawrence Easton Press Special Edition 1975 This is a mint condition never read and a must have for your classic collection.Bound

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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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