A Year In The Life Of The USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
1959

On TV...

Barbary Coast

Bonanza

Border Patrol

Dennis The Menace

At the Movies...

Ben Hur

The Diary of Anne Frank

Some Like It Hot

Pillow Talk

The Academy Awards...(hosted by Bob Hope)
Best Picture is - Ben Hur
Best Actor is - Charlton Heston
Best Actress is - Simone Signoret

Some of the Celebrities Born This Year:

January

Linda Blair

February

John McEnroe

March

Tom Arnold

April

Ryan Stiles

May

Randy Travis

June

Kathy Mattea

July

Audrey Landers

August

John C. McGinley

September

Jean Smart

October

Marie Osmond

November

Mackenzie Phillips

December

Tracey Ullman

Some of the Celebrities Who Died This Year:

January

Cecil B. DeMille

February

Buddy Holly

March

Raymond Chandler

April

Monte Montague

May

Ashley Dukes

June

Sonnie Hale

July

Harry Fox

August

Cliff Reid

September

Harold Huber

October

Mario Lanza

November

Victor McLaglen

December

Henri Vidal

World Events for 1959...

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Event

 3 January

Alaska becomes 49th US state

21 August

Hawaii becomes 50th US state

Dalai Lama flees Tibet

Microchips invented

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