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Monday 23 November 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 23, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maxwell Caulfield and Dominique Dunne. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Li'l Abner, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Great Imposter by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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What the sky looked like on 23 November 1959

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Movies

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

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Never So Few

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Expresso Bongo

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Five Fingers

Directed by: Kevin Barker

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The Dennis O'Keefe Show

Directed by: Abby Berlin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • Fiorello! opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
  • General Charles de Gaulle, President of France, declares in a speech in Strasbourg his vision for a ''Europe, ''from the Atlantic to the Urals.''

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 23, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Great Imposter

By: Robert Crichton

This book is about the amazing careers of the most spectacular imposters of modern times.

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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The Ape In Me

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Ape In Me, The, by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

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Dear And Glorious Physician

By: Taylor Caldwell

The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, ...

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