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Wednesday 21 September 1955

1955-09-21

It was Wednesday, 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. The Trouble with Harry, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 30 days ?

The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Brave Eagle

Starring: Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona, Bert Wheeler

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Rebecca Balding: Little Rock, Arkansas -- Actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap).
  • François Cluzet: French film and theatre actor, best known in the English-speaking world for starring in the 2006 French film "Tell No One" (directed by Guillaume Canet), based on the novel of the same name by the American author Harlan Coben.
  • Francois Cluzet: French actor.
  • Gulshan Grover: Indian actor and singer.
  • Richard Hieb: American engineer and astronaut.
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Facts:
  • Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

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Books

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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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