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Saturday 29 August 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebecca de Mornay and Chris Hadfield. In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. Les liaisons dangereuses, directed by Roger Vadim, 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 Blaulicht.
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Movies

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Les liaisons dangereuses

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Gérard Philipe, Annette Stroyberg, Madeleine Lambert

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General Della Rovere

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo, Giovanna Ralli

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The Crimson Kimono

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

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But Not for Me

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Clark Gable, Carroll Baker, Lilli Palmer, Lee J. Cobb

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They Came to Cordura

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Blaulicht

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The Man and the Challenge

Starring: George Nader

Country: United States

Tightrope

Written by: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse

Starring: Mike Connors

Country: United States

Johnny Staccato

Starring: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli

Country: United States

Tales of the Vikings

Starring: Jerome Courtland, Buddy Baer, Walter Barnes, Stefan Schnabel

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

By: Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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The Tents Of Wickedness

By: Peter De Vries

London published Fiction

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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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