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Saturday 31 January 1959

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Monnet and Jonathan Veitch. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Third Man.
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 ?

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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Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sleeping Beauty

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley

Country: United States

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Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Some Came Running

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine

Country: United States

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A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Monnet: French single-handed sailor, a multiple record holder in various races.
  • Jonathan Veitch: American noted family, the son of Carol Lee Stuart Ladd and film executive Jonathan Veitch.
  • Anthony LaPaglia: Australian footballer actor and producer.
  • Kelly Lynch: American model and actress.
  • Kelly Moore: American stock car driver.
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Facts:
  • Joe Cronin signs seven-year pact to become head of American League.

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Books

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

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

By: Pat Boone

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Herblock'S Special For Today

By: Herbert Block

Oversize hardcover book of political cartoonist Herblock's work thru the years. Includes his brilliant work during the Watergate crisis and the fall of Richard nixon.

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Women And Thomas Harrow

By: John P. Marquand

Bright, clean and fresh, this vintage paperback has light wear from reading and a little tanning from age. No markings, very nice overall. Our Family will pack this book carefully in a bubble wrap envelope.

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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