What Happened in Jun 1959

  • "Hiroshima, Mon Amour" Is Released

    Hiroshima Mon Amour is an acclaimed 1959 drama/romance film directed by French film director Alain Resnais, with a screenplay by Marguerite Duras.... Read more

  • "Black Orpheus" Is Released

    Black Orpheus (Portuguese: Orfeu Negro) is a 1959 film made in Brazil by French director Marcel Camus. It is based on the play Orfeu da Conceição... Read more

  • Escuminac Hurricane of 1959

    June 19, 1959: a fierce hurricane lashes the Gulf of St. Lawrence, wreaking awesome damage and disaster on the New Brunswick coast. The storm... Read more