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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 Village
Anne 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.

Bullet Photo
Bullet Photo

Berlin Plan
Children in Berlin Have a Party

Damaged Navy Plane
Damaged Navy Plane

Frol Kozlov
Frol Kozlov's Visit
Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol R. Kozlov visited the United States in July.

Giant Beetle
Giant Beetle

Goshawk Attacked By Swans
Goshawk Attacked By Swans

Gutenberg Bible Returned
Gutenberg 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.

Iroquois Protest
Iroquis Protest

Madison Square Boys Club Pet Show
Madison Square Boys Club Pet Show

Mental Health Week
Mental Health Week
April 24 - May 2, 1959.

Migrant Children in Las Begas
Migrant Children in Las Vegas

Neanderthal Models
Neanderthal Models

Nuclear Test Rally
Nuclear Test Rally

Prominent Democrats Meet
Prominent Democrats Meet

Protestant Chapel
Protestant Chapel

Salvador Dali
Salvador Dali
arrived in New York, New York, on December 22 by means of a Dalimobile.

Soviet Exhibition
Soviet 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.

Steven Rockefeller Gets Married
Steven 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.

U.S. Capitol Renovations
U.S. Capitol Renovations

U.S. Exhibition in Moscow
U.S. Exhibition in Moscow
The American National Exhibition in Sokolniki Park, Moscow, Russia, opened on July 24 and closed on September 4.

Very Deep Snow
Very Deep Snow

Very Young Roller Skater
Very Young Roller Skater

White House Christmas Tree
White House Christmas Tree

World Hitchhiking Tour
World Hitchhiking Tour

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