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Tuesday 24 February 1959

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beth Broderick and Beth Broderick in Falmouth. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Hangman, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Nautilus 90 North by William R. Anderson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Border Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 February 1959

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Movies

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

The Hangman

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker, Jack Lord

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Up Periscope

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr.

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No Name on the Bullet

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Joan Evans, Virginia Grey

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Ride Lonesome

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best

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The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1959 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  2. Ritchie Valens - Donna
  3. 16 Candles - The Crests
  4. Bill Parsons - The All American Boy
  5. Charlie Brown - The Coasters
  6. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  7. Annette - Tall Paul
  8. Petite Fleur (Little Flower) - Chris Barber's Jazz Band
  9. Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
  10. Ray Anthony - Peter Gunn
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  2. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  3. Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
  4. Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
  5. Try Me - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  6. 16 Candles - The Crests
  7. The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  8. (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles with the Raylettes
  9. Dee Clark - Nobody But You
  10. Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church and The Fellows

Books

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

Nautilus 90 North

By: William R. Anderson

The commander of the first transpolar submarine voyage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic relates the excitement and tension of the journey as the Nautilus approached the North Pole

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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The Coming Of The New Deal

By: Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.

Volume Two in Schlesinger's Age of Roosevelt series, this book describes Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House.

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