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Wednesday 24 June 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Delahaye and Andy McClusky. 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 The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 24 June 1959

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Movies

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

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 24 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rob Delahaye: Soccer player (MVV).
  • Andy McClusky: rocker (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark - "Electricity").
  • Andy McCluskey: English singer-songwriter bass player and producer (The Id Dalek I Love You and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 24, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Status Seekers

By: Vance Packard

"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."

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The Light Infantry Ball

By: Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

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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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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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