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Sunday 28 June 1959

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joëlle Aubron and Brian Roberts. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Command The Morning by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Juke Box Jury.
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 ?

Manhunt

Starring: Victor Jory, Patrick McVey

Country: United States

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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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Rawhide

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

Country: United States

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Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Andr Morell, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara

Country: United States

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery

Country: United States

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Shake Hands with the Devil

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter

Country: United States

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Porgy and Bess

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joëlle Aubron: French militant political activist in the French group Action directe.
  • Brian Roberts: American executive and CEO in charge of Comcast, a cable company that has expanded into the cellular phone business.
  • Clint Boon: English singer and keyboard player (Inspiral Carpets and The Clint Boon Experience).
  • Bridgette Monet: American porn actress.
  • Gina Alajar: Filipino actress and director.
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Facts:
  • Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Air Academy grads
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shirley MacLane -- June 22, 1959
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7620

Books

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

Command The Morning

By: Pearl S. Buck

Command the Morning-Atomic scientist and the development of the atom bomb

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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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My Brother Was An Only Child

By: Jack Douglas

" I predict it will be the funniest and maddest and most quoted book of the year." -- Jack Paar

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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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