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Thursday 22 September 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerry Anderson and Klaudia Schifferle. 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. On TV people were watching Sergeant Preston of the Yukon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Written by: George W. Trendle, Fran Striker

Starring: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Vic Perrin

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
  • Heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano knocks out Archie Moore in nine rounds.
  • Commercial TV begins in England.
  • In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The View From Pompey'S Head

By: Hamilton Basso

Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to ...

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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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