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Thursday 31 March 1955

1955-03-31

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
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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 31 March 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Vance: New Zealand cricketer.
  • Angus Young: Scottish-Australian musician, a rhythm guitarist with the rock group "AC/DC.
  • Winfried Noé: German professional media astrologer, based in the Munich area, in the 1980s and 1990s publisher of the popular astrological magazines 'Jupiter' and 'Astro-venus'.
  • Stephen Lynch: American politician, Massachusetts State Senator from South Boston.
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Facts:
  • US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington, USA closes.
  • American banks Chase National (third largest bank) and Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hawaiian volcano
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas J. Watson, Jr. -- Mar. 28, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7402

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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