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Wednesday 28 October 1959

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 28, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Taillefer and James Keelaghan. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Third Man on the Mountain, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shotgun Slade.
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What the sky looked like on 28 October 1959

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Movies

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Third Man on the Mountain

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Bonnard

Starring: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams

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Edge of Eternity

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan

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TV Series

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

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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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • Buffalo Bills enter the AFL.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 28, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Ape In Me

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

Ape In Me, The, by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

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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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The Great Imposter

By: Robert Crichton

This book is about the amazing careers of the most spectacular imposters of modern times.

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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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