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Saturday 28 November 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 28, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Judd Nelson and Sandra Bookman. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Li'l Abner, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Showtime.
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Movies

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Li'l Abner

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

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Never So Few

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen

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Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States

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Operation Petticoat

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States

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Expresso Bongo

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

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TV Series

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

Showtime

Directed by: Tom Dey

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Shotgun Slade

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Spotlight

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lester Vail: Actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday.
Facts:
  • 47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7
  • KOMC (now KSNK) TV channel 8 in McCook - Oberlin, NB (NBC) begins
  • Pope John XXIII publishes encyclical Princeps Pastorum

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 28, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Elements Of Style

By: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition.

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Station Wagon In Spain

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Station Wagon in Spain, 1959 BCE, by Francis Parkinson Keyes. Hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages, published by Farrar, Straus & Cudahy.

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Groucho And Me

By: Groucho Marx

With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper

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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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