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Monday 19 September 1955

1955-09-19

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
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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 ?

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Starring: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Country: United Kingdom

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Jungle Jim

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Huston, Dean Fredericks, Tamba

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Burmer: American composer and engineer (d. 2006).
  • Rex Smith: American singer guitarist and actor.
  • Marcus: American kidnapping victim, taken from the hospital when he was three days old and returned, unharmed, a week later.
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Facts:
  • Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
  • Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
  • September 21 ampndash The President of Argentina, Juan Peron, is ousted in a military coup.

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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

1954 Copyright: by Irving Stone- A novel of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

When the man from the draft board arrives to take country bumpkin Will Stockdale to Callville for induction into the army, Will's father chases him off.

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Soldier Of Fortune

By: Ernest Kellogg Gann

One of Ernest K. Gann's many classics. The story takes place in Hong Kong in the 1950's.

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