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Sunday 18 September 1955

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeana Tomasino and Gary Griffin. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Killer's Kiss, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium.
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 ?

Killer's Kiss

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith

Country: United States

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Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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Summer with Monika

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen

Country: United States

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The Man from Laramie

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Starring: Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Trinder, Norman Vaughan, Don Arroll

Country: United Kingdom

ITV Television Playhouse

Starring: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Country: United Kingdom

Take Your Pick

Starring: Michael Miles, Alec Dane, Bob Danvers Walker, Harold Smart

Country: United Kingdom

Cheyenne

Starring: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy

Country: United States

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Navy Log

Written by: Samuel Gallu

Starring: Robert Carson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeana Tomasino: Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- Playmate (Nov, 1980).
  • Gary Griffin: American author of many books on the subject of penis size, including Penis Enlargement, The Horseman's Club, and The Legendary Endowment Project.
  • Jeana Keough: Reality Star.
  • Paul Butler: English bishop.
  • Keith Morris: American singer-songwriter (Black Flag Circle Jerks and Off!).
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Facts:
  • Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Mile High Golf Open
  • Willie Mays hits record tying 9th HR at Ebbets Field (ties Joe Adcock)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1955?

  • Life: Joan Collins
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lt. Colonel Paul Stapp -- Sep. 12, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7426

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

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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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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