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Thursday 1 May 1958

1958-05-01

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. Horror of Dracula, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Horror of Dracula

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough

Country: United States

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The Left Handed Gun

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Paul Newman, Lita Milan, John Dehner

Country: United States

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Bob le Flambeur

Directed by: Melville

Starring: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy

Country: United States

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Touch of Evil

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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The Long, Hot Summer

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Jefferson Drum

Starring: Jeff Richards, Eugene Mazzola, Cyril Delevanti, Robert Stevenson

Country: United States

Walt Disney Presents: Annette

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Annette Funicello, Steve Stevens

Country: United States

J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ambonese rebellion bombed Ambon / conquer Morotai
  • Arturo Frondizi sworn in as President of Argentina.

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Books

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose". England's

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

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