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Tuesday 25 October 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Darwin and Gale Hurd. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Picnic, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Matinee Theatre.
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 30 days ?

Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field

Country: United States

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo

Country: United States

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Oklahoma!

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson

Country: United States

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The Desperate Hours

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Matinee Theatre

Starring: John Conte

Country: United States

Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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Crusader

Starring: Brian Keith

Country: United States

The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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The 20th Century-Fox Hour

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Carl Benton Reid, Grandon Rhodes, Robert Foulk

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
  • Danny Darwin: American pro baseball pitcher.
  • Gale Hurd: American producer of noted films during the '90s that include "Terminator," "Aliens," and "Raising Cain.
  • Glynis Barber: South African-English actress.
  • Robin Eubanks: American trombonist and educator (SFJAZZ Collective).
  • Matthias Jabs: German guitarist and songwriter (Scorpions).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
  • Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates
  • Tappan sells 1st microwave oven

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ten Commandments
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Moore -- Oct. 24, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7432

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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