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Tuesday 1 February 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virginia Elliot and Kate Ashbrook. 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 Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stage 7.
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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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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

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The Bob Cummings Show

Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • HC Hansen appointed Premier of Denmark
  • Ray Kroc opens a McDonald's fast food restaurant (the company's 9th since it was founded in 1940), but Kroc later takes over the company and oversees its worldwide expansion.

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Books

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

Good Morning, Miss Dove

By: Frances Gray Patton

Good Morning, Miss Dove, by Patton, Frances Gray

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My Brother'S Keeper

By: Marcia Davenport

Gently used hardcover book published by Charles Scribner's Son's 1954. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 54-6300

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Treadmill To Oblivion

By: Fred Allen

Treadmill to Oblivion, first published in 1954, is comedian Fred Allen's account of his career in radio as host of his comedy-variety show (1934-1949).

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Admiral Kimmel'S Story

By: Husband E. Kimmel

Hardcover, published by Henry Regenery Co.

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