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1959

CONTENTS

Chronology of Events
The Year in Pictures
Notable Deaths
Disasters
World Leaders
State Governors
U.S. Congress Members
Awards and Honors
Entertainment News and Highlights
Sports News and Highlights
Anne Frank VillageAnne Frank Village
On May 31, a village for displaced persons was established on the outskirts of Wuppertal, Germany. It was named for the 15-year-old Jewish girl who kept a diary while in hiding from the Nazis that was later translated into stage and screen plays.
Nuclear Test RallyNuclear Test Rally
Bullet PhotoBullet Photo Prominent Democrats MeetProminent Democrats Meet
Berlin PlanChildren in Berlin Have a Party Protestant ChapelProtestant Chapel
Damaged Navy PlaneDamaged Navy Plane Salvador DaliSalvador Dali
arrived in New York, New York, on December 22 by means of a Dalimobile.
Frol KozlovFrol Kozlov's Visit
Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol R. Kozlov visited the United States in July.
Soviet ExhibitionSoviet Exhibition in New York
Held in the New York Coliseum from June 29 to August 10, the Soviet Exhibition of Science, Technology, and Culture was the counterpoint to the American National Exhibition in Moscow.
Giant BeetleGiant Beetle Steven Rockefeller Gets MarriedSteven Rockefeller Gets Married
Steven Clark Rockefeller, 23-year-old son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, was married on August 22 to 19-year-old Anne Marie Rasmussen, a former maid in the Rockefeller household, in Sögne, Norway.
Goshawk Attacked By SwansGoshawk Attacked By Swans U.S. Capitol RenovationsU.S. Capitol Renovations
Gutenberg Bible ReturnedGutenberg Bible Returned
The copy of the Gutenberg Bible belonging to the Diocesan Seminary Library at Pelplin, Poland, was returned in February after a 20-year exile in Canada.
U.S. Exhibition in MoscowU.S. Exhibition in Moscow
The American National Exhibition in Sokolniki Park, Moscow, Russia, opened on July 24 and closed on September 4.
Iroquois ProtestIroquis Protest Very Deep SnowVery Deep Snow
Madison Square Boys Club Pet ShowMadison Square Boys Club Pet Show Very Young Roller SkaterVery Young Roller Skater
Mental Health WeekMental Health Week
April 24 - May 2, 1959.
White House Christmas TreeWhite House Christmas Tree
Migrant Children in Las BegasMigrant Children in Las Vegas World Hitchhiking TourWorld Hitchhiking Tour
Neanderthal ModelsNeanderthal Models  

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