It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Directed by: John Sturges
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis
Country: United States
Directed by: Joy Batchelor
Starring: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas
Directed by: Walter Lang
Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Starring: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees
Starring: Gene Raymond, Hugh Reilly
Starring: Benny Hill
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler
Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
By: Herman Wouk
A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie Morgenstern is nineteen years old when she leaves New York to accept the job of her dreams-working in a summer-stock company for Noel Airman, its talented and intensely charismatic director.
By: Patrick Dennis
With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in 1955 -- and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction.Wildly
By: MacKinlay Kantor
"The greatest of our Civil War novels."—The New York Times. The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.
By: Francoise Sagan
Endearing, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old Cécile is the very essence of untroubled amorality. Freed from the stifling constraints of boarding school, she joins her father—a handsome, still-young widower with a wandering eye—for a carefree, two-month summer vacation in a beautiful villa outside ...
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