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Monday 29 December 1958

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Curt Allen Byrum in Onida and Nancy J Currie. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The General Electric College Bowl.
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 ?

Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Some Came Running

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine

Country: United States

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A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

Country: United States

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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Robert Donat, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The General Electric College Bowl

Starring: Robert Earle, John Bellairs

Country: United States

The D.A.'s Man

Starring: John Compton, Ralph Manza, Herbert Ellis

Country: United States

Bold Venture

Starring: Dane Clark, Joan Marshall

Country: United States

ITV Sunday Night Drama

Starring: André Morell, James Grout, Felicity Kendal, Patricia Garwood

Country: United Kingdom

Championship Bridge with Charles Goren

Starring: Charles Goren, Alex Dreier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Doris Humphrey: US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at age 63.
Facts:
  • Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game
  • TV soap Young Dr Malone debuts
  • Rebel troops under Che Guevara begin to invade Santa Clara, Cuba. Fulgencio Batista resigns two days later, on the night of the 31st.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1958?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wall Street Bull -- Dec. 29, 1958
  • Life: Showbiz special double issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miyoshi Umeki and Pat Suzuki -- Dec. 22, 1958

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

These were the riches that destiny had awarded Edward Enger... but a greedy, ruthless family conspired against him and his own relentless desire enslaved him.

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