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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1959?
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Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden

Only In America

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Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King

Mine Enemy Grows Older

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Mine Enemy Grows Older

Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterly'S Lover

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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

The Young Titan by F. Van Wyck Mason

The Young Titan

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History-fiction of a young warrior

The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon

The Manchurian Candidate

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Sgt Raymond Shaw is a hero of the first order. He's an ex-prisoner of war who saved the life of his entire outfit, a winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor,