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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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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

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

Country: United States of America

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Country: United States of America

Ballad of a Soldier

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1959?
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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 Lotus Eaters by Gerald Green

The Lotus Eaters

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LIKE NEW mm paperback, fast shipping usually same day.

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.

Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico

Too Many Ghosts

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Too Many Ghosts, 1959 BCE, by Paul Gallico. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.

Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx

Groucho And Me

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With impeccable timing, outrageous humor, irreverent wit, and a superb sense of the ridiculous, Groucho tells the saga of the Marx Brothers: the poverty of their childhood in New York's Upper