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Monday 28 December 1959

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ana Torroja and Andy McNab. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Why by Frankie Avalon. 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 This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Secret Garden.
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1959

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Movies

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

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

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

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

Which were the important events of 28 December 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ante Pavelic: leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia (Born 1889).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

This Is My God

By: Herman Wouk

This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

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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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The Cave

By: Robert Penn Warren

In his sixth novel, The Cave (1959), Robert Penn Warren tells the story of a young man trapped in a cave in fictional Johntown, Tennessee.

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Folk Medicine

By: Deforest Clinton Jarvis

In an essential work for any sufferer of the debilitating illness, the best-selling author of Folk Medicine focuses his extraordinary talents on providing natural and effective remedies for

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