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Friday 31 July 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Bielecki and Stanley Jordan. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag, directed by Helmut Weiss, 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 Heidi.
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Movies

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Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Elisabeth Müller, Paul Hubschmid, Dietmar Schönherr, Jochen Hanke

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Blue Denim

Directed by: Philip Dunne

Starring: Carol Lynley, Brandon De Wilde, Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt

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The Tingler

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts

Country: United States

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Return of the Fly

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

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Holiday for Lovers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Clifton Webb, Jane Wyman, Jill St. John, Carol Lynley

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Bozo the Clown

Gert and Daisy

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Dancers in Mourning

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mike Bielecki: American pro baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played in the American League for two years and the National League for 12 years.
  • Maggie Alderson: British-Australian author, magazine editor and fashion journalist.
  • Stanley Jordan: American guitarist pianist and songwriter.
  • Andrew Marr: British journalist and political commentator.
  • Peter Senior: Singapore -- Australasia golfer.
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Facts:
  • 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
  • The Basque separatist organisation ETA is founded.

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Planetary positions on this day

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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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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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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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The Young Titan

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

History-fiction of a young warrior

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