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Saturday 29 January 1955

1955-01-29

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. They Who Dare, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

They Who Dare

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Kay Callard

Country: United States

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Battle Cry

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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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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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 29 January 1955 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Eddie Jordan: American basketball player and head coach.
  • Femi Pedro: Nigerian banker and politician.
  • John Tate: United States -- Heavyweight boxer (1968 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hans Hedtoft: premier of Denmark (1947-55), dies at age 51.
Facts:
  • John William Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962).

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Music Charts

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

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: South Seas paradise
  • Time: Coordinator of the foreign economic activities of the U.S.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7393

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

When the man from the draft board arrives to take country bumpkin Will Stockdale to Callville for induction into the army, Will's father chases him off.

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Soldier Of Fortune

By: Ernest Kellogg Gann

One of Ernest K. Gann's many classics. The story takes place in Hong Kong in the 1950's.

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