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Sunday 23 January 1955

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reginald Calloway . In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stage 7.
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 ?

Bad Day at Black Rock

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis

Country: United States

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Animal Farm

Directed by: Joy Batchelor

Starring: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham

Country: United States

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Vera Cruz

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel

Country: United States

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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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There's No Business Like Show Business

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

TV Reader's Digest

Starring: Gene Raymond, Hugh Reilly

Country: United States

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The Benny Hill Show

Starring: Benny Hill

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
  • Sutton Coldfield rail crash kills 17 near Birmingham, England.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1955 ?

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: The Russian people
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Wayne Morse and Senator Neuberger -- Jan. 17, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7392

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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