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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 1959: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1959?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1959 Jim Brown scores 5 TDs in Cleveland Browns 38-31 win over Baltimore
  • 02 Nov 1959 Girls against the Boys opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 04 Nov 1959 Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs' shortstop, wins National League Most Valuable Player.
  • 05 Nov 1959 AFL announced with 8 teams
  • 08 Nov 1959 KJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 10 Nov 1959 Corinne Rottschaeffer elected Miss World
  • 11 Nov 1959 1st episode of Rocky & His Friends airs
  • 12 Nov 1959 The Warner Bros. religious epic ''The Miracle'', very loosely based on the 1911 stage pantomime ''Das Mirakel'', is released. It is a critical and financial bomb.
  • 14 Nov 1959 Girls against the Boys closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 15 Nov 1959 Four members of the Herbert Clutter Family are murdered at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas. Dick Hickock and Perry Smith were ultimately caught and convicted of the murders.
  • 16 Nov 1959 Sound of Music opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 performances
  • 17 Nov 1959 Giants slugger Willie McCovey wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 18 Nov 1959 Washingston Senator Bob Allison wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 19 Nov 1959 Rocky & His Friends debuts on ABC
  • 20 Nov 1959 WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal
  • 21 Nov 1959 Max Baer, American heavyweight boxing champion (1934), dies at age 49.
  • 22 Nov 1959 Boston Patriots enter the AFL.
  • 23 Nov 1959 Fiorello! opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
  • 25 Nov 1959 Once Upon a Mattress opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances
  • 28 Nov 1959 47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7
  • 30 Nov 1959 Joe Foss named first commissioner of AFL.

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Movies

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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Release year: 1959

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

Ballad of a Soldier

Ballad of a Soldier

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States of America

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill

Country: United States of America

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Third Man on the Mountain

Third Man on the Mountain

Release year: 1959

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

Le Bossu

Le Bossu

Release year: 1959

Directed by: André Hunebelle

Starring: Jean Marais, Bourvil, Sabine Sesselmann, Jean Le Poulain

Books

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Poor No More by Robert Ruark

Poor No More

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Stated First Edition in Very Good condition. Former owner taped the inside flaps to the boards, so tape ghosts at the outsides of the boards and tape ghosts on the flys.

Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis

Folk Medicine

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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

This Is My God by Herman Wouk

This Is My God

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This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.

The Years With Ross by James Thurber

The Years With Ross

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At the helm of America's most influential literary magazine for more than half a century, Harold Ross introduced the country to a host of exciting talent, including Robert Benchley, Alexander Woolcott,

The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White

The Elements Of Style

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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.