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Friday 25 September 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 25, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Whitmire and Irene Dietrich. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Best of Everything, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Years With Ross by James Thurber was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures in Paradise.
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What the sky looked like on 25 September 1959

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Movies

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The Best of Everything

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer

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4D Man

Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Starring: Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, James Congdon, Robert Strauss

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The FBI Story

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell

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Le chemin des écoliers

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Françoise Arnoul, Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Alain Delon

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Five Gates to Hell

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Dolores Michaels, Patricia Owens, Neville Brand, Ken Scott

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TV Series

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

Adventures in Paradise

Written by: James A. Michener

Starring: Gardner McKay, James Holden

Country: United States

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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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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Tightrope

Written by: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse

Starring: Mike Connors

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 September 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
  • Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley (37) and David Brown (43) wed
  • Solomon Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is mortally wounded by a Buddhist monk, Talduwe Somarama, and dies the next day.
  • Typhoon Vera hits central Honshū, Japan, killing an estimated 5,098, injuring another 38,921, and leaving 1,533,000 homeless. Most of the victims and damage are centered in the Nagoya area.
  • The first official large unit action of the Vietnam War took place when two companies of the ARVN 23d Division were ambushed by a well-organized Vietcong force of several hundred identified as the ampquot2d Liberation Battalionampquot.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 25, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Sleep Walk - Santo and Johnny
  2. The Three Bells - The Browns
  3. I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price
  4. ('Til) I Kissed You - The Everly Brothers
  5. Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love
  6. Johnny and the Hurricanes - Red River Rock
  7. Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
  8. Broken-Hearted Melody - Sarah Vaughan
  9. Fats Domino - I Want To Walk You Home
  10. Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Fats Domino - I Want To Walk You Home
  2. I Loves You, Porgy - Nina Simone
  3. I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price
  4. Sea Of Love - Phil Phillips With The Twilights
  5. What'd I Say (Part I & II) - Ray Charles and his Orchestra
  6. Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
  7. Say Man - Bo Diddley
  8. The Coasters - Poison Ivy
  9. Johnny And The Hurricanes - Red River Rock
  10. Thank You Pretty Baby - Brook Benton
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Only Sixteen - Craig Douglas
  2. Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Drifters
  3. Here Comes Summer - Jerry Keller
  4. Paul Anka - Lonely Boy
  5. China Tea - Russ Conway

Books

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

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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The Thirteenth Apostle

By: Eugene Vale

Los Angeles Times: "This is the stuff of which great novels are made . . . A powerful and significant book."This

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

Vintage paperback

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Advise And Consent

By: Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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