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Friday 25 December 1959, Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Philip Anderson and Anil Kapoor. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heartaches By The Number by Guy Mitchell. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Secret Garden.
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Movies

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Our Man in Havana

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Country: United States

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Heller in Pink Tights

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien, Steve Forrest

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The Immoral Mr. Teas

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Bill Teas, Ann Peters, Marilyn Wesley, Michele Roberts

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Night of the Ghouls

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Kenne Duncan, Duke Moore, Tor Johnson, Valda Hansen

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Suddenly, Last Summer

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Owen Smith

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Hudson's Bay

Directed by: Irving Pichel

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Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
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Facts:
  • A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swatstikas
  • Richard Starkey receives his 1st drum set
  • Sony brings transistor TV 8-301 to the market.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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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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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Station Wagon In Spain

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Station Wagon in Spain, 1959 BCE, by Francis Parkinson Keyes. Hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages, published by Farrar, Straus & Cudahy.

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