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Sunday 22 May 1955

1955-05-22

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Love Me or Leave Me, directed by Charles Vidor, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Love Me or Leave Me

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States

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Kiss Me Deadly

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart

Country: United States

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Bride of the Monster

Directed by: Edward D. Wood Jr.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Tony McCoy

Country: United States

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Daddy Long Legs

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sam and Friends

Starring: Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog

Country: United States

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Stage 7

Starring: Dan Barton, Gordon Mills, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater

Starring: Eddie Cantor

Country: United States

The Millionaire

Starring: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chalmers Alford: American guitarist (d. 2008).
  • Jerry Dammers: Indian-English keyboard player and songwriter (The Specials).
  • Iva Davies: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Icehouse).
  • John Grimaldi: English musician songwriter and artist (Argent) (d. 1983).
  • Maggie Jones: Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Welsh union leader and politician.
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Facts:
  • Oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Styles of Orient
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lee A. Dubridge -- May 16, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7409

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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