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Monday 26 January 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Steve Watt. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. The Journey, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me.
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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1959

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Movies

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

The Journey

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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

Country: United States

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Die Halbzarte

Directed by: Rolf Thiele

Starring: Romy Schneider, Carlos Thompson, Magda Schneider, Josef Meinrad

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Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Country: United States

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The Trap

Directed by: Norman Panama

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lee J. Cobb, Tina Louise, Earl Holliman

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The Last Blitzkrieg

Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss

Starring: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

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TV Series

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

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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The Scarf

Servisna stanica

Starring: Mija Aleksic, Djokica Milakovic, Dragutin Dobricanin, Zarko Mitrovic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND / PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Italy government of Fanfani resigns.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Around The World With Auntie Mame

By: Patrick Dennis

Encore, Encore! The brilliant sequel to the smash bestseller Auntie Mame is back and the reviews are in . . .

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The Proud Possessors

By: Aline B. Saarinen

The Proud Possessors: The lives, times and tastes of some adventurous [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1958] SAARINEN,Aline B. ...

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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