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Saturday 30 May 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 30, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blaz Slisković and Phil Brown. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Face of a Fugitive, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while What We Must Know About Communism by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 30 May 1959

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Movies

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

Face of a Fugitive

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Lin McCarthy, Dorothy Green, Alan Baxter

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The Gunfight at Dodge City

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Joel McCrea, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Nancy Gates

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Look Back in Anger

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

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It Happened to Jane

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Steve Forrest

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The Wild and the Innocent

Directed by: Jack Sher

Starring: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Lili

Directed by: Charles Walters

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Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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For Love or Money

The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
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Facts:
  • First Impressions closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • Iraq terminates military assistance pact with US due to neutrality.
  • The Auckland Harbour Bridge, crossing the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand, is officially opened by Governor-General Lord Cobham.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 30, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Books

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What We Must Know About Communism

By: Harry and Bonaro Overstreet

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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Lady Chatterly'S Lover

By: D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H.Lawrence Easton Press Special Edition 1975 This is a mint condition never read and a must have for your classic collection.Bound

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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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