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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1959?


Events

  • 02 Sep 1959 US President Eisenhower arrives in Paris
  • 06 Sep 1959 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
  • 08 Sep 1959 The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is established.
  • 11 Sep 1959 Duke Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements
  • 12 Sep 1959 Luna 2 launched by USSR; 1st spacecraft to impact on Moon
  • 13 Sep 1959 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
  • 14 Sep 1959 WQEX TV channel 16 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 15 Sep 1959 Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit.
  • 16 Sep 1959 President De Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination
  • 17 Sep 1959 59th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
  • 18 Sep 1959 Vanguard 3 is launched into orbit to measure local phenomena related to Earth's atmosphere.
  • 19 Sep 1959 Nikita Krushchev is denied access to Disneyland during visit to USA due to security concerns.
  • 20 Sep 1959 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Links Golf Invitation Open
  • 21 Sep 1959 600 Indian Dutch emigrate to US
  • 22 Sep 1959 Chicago White Sox clinch the American League pennant.
  • 23 Sep 1959 Iowa farmer and corn breeder Roswell Garst hosts Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev.
  • 25 Sep 1959 Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley (37) and David Brown (43) wed
  • 26 Sep 1959 Milwaukee Braves Warren Spahn becomes winningest NL lefty
  • 27 Sep 1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
  • 28 Sep 1959 Hennesey, debuts on CBS-TV
  • 29 Sep 1959 Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis, debuts on CBS-TV
  • 30 Sep 1959 Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev meets Mao Zedong in Beijing.

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Movies

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A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Country: United States of America

Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man

Directed by: Michael Roemer

Starring: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

Books

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Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone

Twixt Twelve And Twenty

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Vintage paperback

Daughter Of France by V. Sackville-West

Daughter Of France

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The Life of Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchesse de Montpensier, 1627-1693, La Grande Mademoiselle

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury

Advise And Consent

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Advise And Consent

John Paul Jones by Samuel Eliot Morison

John Paul Jones

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"Reprint of 1959 Original, Author sailed the English, American & French waters where Captain Jones had his greatest triumphs in prep for making this Bio alive with authenticity.

The Light Infantry Ball by Hamilton Basso

The Light Infantry Ball

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The Light Infantry Ball, 1959 1st Edition, by Hamilton Basso. Hardcover with dust jacket, 476 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.