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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1959.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope John XXIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1959: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1959?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1959 Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West-Germany
  • 02 Jul 1959 Plan 9 From Outer Space, one of the worse films ever, premieres
  • 03 Jul 1959 73rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Alex Olmedo beats Rod Laver (64 63 64)
  • 04 Jul 1959 66th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Darlene Hard (64 63)
  • 05 Jul 1959 Indonesia restores constitution
  • 06 Jul 1959 5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • 07 Jul 1959 26th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
  • 09 Jul 1959 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Open
  • 12 Jul 1959 NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during ankee-Red Sox game
  • 14 Jul 1959 1st atomic powered cruiser, Long Beach - Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 15 Jul 1959 The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
  • 17 Jul 1959 2,000 ft long by 1,300 foot wide section of ridge falls into Madis
  • 18 Jul 1959 1st black to win a major golf tournament (William Wright)
  • 19 Jul 1959 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Machine International Golf Open Alliance
  • 20 Jul 1959 The Organization for European Economic Cooperation admits Spain.
  • 21 Jul 1959 Red Sox are last team to use a black player (Pumpsie Green)
  • 22 Jul 1959 Earth gas found at Kolham (Slochteren) Groningen
  • 23 Jul 1959 VP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
  • 24 Jul 1959 500,000th Dutch TV set registered
  • 25 Jul 1959 SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.
  • 26 Jul 1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • 27 Jul 1959 Abbas Ali Baig scores 112 for India vs. England on debut
  • 28 Jul 1959 Great-Britain starts using postal codes
  • 29 Jul 1959 First United States Congress elections in Hawaii as a state of the Union.
  • 30 Jul 1959 In his major league debut, SF Giant Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4
  • 31 Jul 1959 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens

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Movies

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The Mouse That Roared

The Mouse That Roared

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff

Country: United States of America

Blue Denim

Blue Denim

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Philip Dunne

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

The Tingler

The Tingler

Release year: 1959

Directed by: William Castle

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

Country: United States of America

A Hole in the Head

A Hole in the Head

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

Country: United States of America

Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

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

Books

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Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell

Dear And Glorious Physician

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The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, …

The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner

The Art Of Llewellyn Jones

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1962 paperback

Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

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Vintage paperback

The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun

The House Of Intellect

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House Of Intellect, The, by Barzun, Jacques

The Status Seekers by Vance Packard

The Status Seekers

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"An explosive exploration of class behavior in America and the hidden barriers that affect you, your community, and your future."