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Sunday 14 September 1958

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Bennett Herrington and Beth Nielsen Chapman. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Richard Brooks, 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. On TV people were watching Northwest Passage.
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 ?

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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The Blob

Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe

Country: United States

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The Fly

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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King Creole

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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Curse of the Demon

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Northwest Passage

Starring: Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen, Don Burnett

Country: United States

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Steve Canyon

Starring: Dean Fredericks, Jackson Beck, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Wanted: Dead or Alive

Starring: Steve McQueen

Country: United States

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Concentration

Starring: Hugh Downs, Bob Clayton

Country: United States

Frontier Justice

Starring: Lew Ayres, Melvyn Douglas, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
  • WTAE TV channel 4 in Pittsburgh, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Yankees win 24th pennant, and 9th under Casey Stengel
  • The first two German post-war rockets, designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, reach the upper atmosphere.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1958?

  • Life: The Galapagos Islands
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Milton Eisenhower -- Sep. 8, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7580

Books

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

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

great classic in great condition! no dust cover. all pages present. name written inside.

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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

These were the riches that destiny had awarded Edward Enger... but a greedy, ruthless family conspired against him and his own relentless desire enslaved him.

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