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Wednesday 23 March 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cindy Olavarri in Pleasant Hills and Bernard Laroche. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Creature, directed by Jack Arnold, 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.
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 months ?

Revenge of the Creature

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield

Country: United States

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Blackboard Jungle

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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East of Eden

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Wages of Fear

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious

Directed by: John Ireland

Starring: John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruce Carlisle

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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 March 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cindy Olavarri in Pleasant Hills: California, USA; cyclist (7-Eleven team).
  • Bernard Laroche: French homicide suspect, arrested on 5 November 1984 for the murder of his cousin's son, four-year-old Gregory Villemin.
  • Moses Malone: American basketball player, he played in the ABA for the Utah Stars (1974–1975) and Spirits of St. Louis (1975–1976), and in the NBA with the Buffalo Braves (1976), Houston Rockets (1976–1982), Philadelphia 76ers (1982–1986, 1993–1994), Washington Bullets (1986–1988), Atlanta Hawks (1988–1991), Milwaukee Bucks (1991–1993), and San Antonio Spurs (1994–1995).
  • Petrea Burchard: American actress.
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Magazine Covers

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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

hardback book, no jacket, no tears on hardback or inside book, BargainHunter336 will answer all customer questions and upload additional scans upon request...GREAT find!

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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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Videogames

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