LOOK 1959

A few issues were published in regional editions starting in September of 1959 – this did not affect every issue. Please check the bottom of the full listing for the date to see the Edition, if any, and the Content of that section.

Historical Highlights of 1959 …

  • Alaska and Hawaii become the 49th and 50th states.
  • Recording sessions for the extremely influential Miles Davis album a “Kind of Blue” takes place.
  • “Some Like It Hot” a comedy directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon is in theaters.
  • Famous Births … Suzanne Vega, Kevin Spacey, “Weird Al” Yankovic.
  • Deaths … A plane crash causes the deaths of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper.
  • The San Francisco Giants officially name their new stadium Candlestick Park.
  • A Movie Ticket cost $1.00
  • Flood in Taiwan leaves 2,000 dead.
  • Cuban revolution. Fidel Castro becomes Prime Minister of Cuba.
  • US Launches first Weather Station in Space.

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