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Saturday 2 April 1955

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Artuno and Michael Stone. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Creature, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Science Fiction Theatre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Revenge of the Creature

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield

Country: United States

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Blackboard Jungle

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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East of Eden

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Wages of Fear

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious

Directed by: John Ireland

Starring: John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruce Carlisle

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Stage 7

Starring: Dan Barton, Gordon Mills, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater

Starring: Eddie Cantor

Country: United States

The Millionaire

Starring: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees

Country: United States

TV Reader's Digest

Starring: Gene Raymond, Hugh Reilly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruno Artuno: French homicide: he killed his victim with the help of the man's wife; 1/06/1985.
  • Michael Stone: English-Irish murderer.
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Facts:
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • Pancho Gonzales retains tennis title by winning a tournament playing under table tennis rules.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The View From Pompey'S Head

By: Hamilton Basso

Encompassing a sweep of contemporary society, ranging from the worlds of law and publishing in Manhattan to life in a small Southern city, The View from Pompey's Head tells the story of a young lawyer, Anson Page.

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Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

"Love is Eternal" was the inscription Abraham Lincoln had engraved on the wedding ring he gave Mary Todd. This book tells Mary's own story, especially her romance with Abraham and her years of marriage which were happier than historians generally ...

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

hardback book, no jacket, no tears on hardback or inside book, BargainHunter336 will answer all customer questions and upload additional scans upon request...GREAT find!

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Soldier Of Fortune

By: Ernest Kellogg Gann

This book will hold you from first to last with its break-neck pace and heavy adventure. A beautiful and unusual love story contributes vitally to the constantly mounting suspense.

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