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Monday 27 July 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hélène Castel and Siobhan Redmond. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Tingler, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Oh Boy!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Oh Boy!

Starring: Marty Wilde, Hank B. Marvin, Bruce Welch, Jet Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Juke Box Jury

Starring: David Jacobs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Markham

Starring: Ray Milland

Country: United States

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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The David Niven Show

Starring: David Niven

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman

Country: United States

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Last Train from Gun Hill

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon

Country: United States

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North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason

Country: United States

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A Hole in the Head

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hélène Castel: French psychotherapist and writer, who has lived for nearly 20 years in Mexico, where she took refuge after a robbery in 1980.
  • Siobhan Redmond: Scottish actress and comedienne, star of a Scottish TV sitcom "The High Life" in the role of Shona Spurtle.
  • Joe DeSa: American baseball player (Born 1959).
  • Hugh Green: American football player.
  • Yiannos Papantoniou: French-Greek economist and politician Greek Minister of National Defence.
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Facts:
  • Abbas Ali Baig scores 112 for India vs. England on debut
  • William Shea announces he plans to have a baseball team in NYC in 1961

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1959?

  • Life: Peace ships proposal
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. Roger Heller -- July 27, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7625

Books

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

The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

An uncommonly good novel . . . a considerable achievement - Saturday Review With over three million copies sold, O'Hara's great novel of America in the first half of the century was made into an acclaimed film starring Paul Newman ...

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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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Women And Thomas Harrow

By: John P. Marquand

Women and Thomas Harrow, John P. Marquand, Little Brown, 1958 1st edition. 497 pages.

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