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  In The Year...
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.
Bullet PhotoBullet Photo
Berlin PlanChildren in Berlin Have a Party
Damaged Navy PlaneDamaged Navy Plane
Frol KozlovFrol Kozlov's Visit Soviet First Deputy Premier Frol R. Kozlov visited the United States in July.
Giant BeetleGiant Beetle
Goshawk Attacked By SwansGoshawk Attacked By Swans
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.
Iroquois ProtestIroquis Protest
Madison Square Boys Club Pet ShowMadison Square Boys Club Pet Show
Mental Health WeekMental Health Week April 24 - May 2, 1959.
Migrant Children in Las BegasMigrant Children in Las Vegas
Neanderthal ModelsNeanderthal Models
Nuclear Test RallyNuclear Test Rally
Prominent Democrats MeetProminent Democrats Meet
Protestant ChapelProtestant Chapel
Salvador DaliSalvador Dali arrived in New York, New York, on December 22 by means of a Dalimobile.
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.
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.
U.S. Capitol RenovationsU.S. Capitol Renovations
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.
Very Deep SnowVery Deep Snow
Very Young Roller SkaterVery Young Roller Skater
White House Christmas TreeWhite House Christmas Tree
World Hitchhiking TourWorld Hitchhiking Tour
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