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Wednesday 17 September 1958

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Nunez and Janez Janša. 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. The Defiant Ones, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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 Rescue 8.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Defiant Ones

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel

Country: United States

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Pather Panchali

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Bannerjee

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Rescue 8

Starring: Jim Davis, Lang Jeffries, Nancy Rennick, Mary K. Cleary

Country: United States

Peter Gunn

Written by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Nunez: Cuba -- Weightlifter (1980 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Janez Janša: Slovenian politician 5th Prime Minister of Slovenia.
  • Tom Waddell: Scottish former Major League Baseball player.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Quartet of Crosbys
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Edmund Brown -- Sep. 15, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7581

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

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".

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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

Money. Power. Prestige. These were the riches that destiny had awarded Edward Enger, but a greedy, ruthless family conspired against him and his own relentless desires enslaved him! As the descendant of a German immigrant, Edward built a business empire ...

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