Wednesday June 01, 1955

US date format: 6/1/1955, UK date format: 1/6/1955

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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 1, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mitsugu Chiyonofuji and Tony Snow. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Unchained Melody by Les Baxter & His Orchestra. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. This Island Earth, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Terminus.
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Movies

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This Island Earth

This Island Earth

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller

Country: United States of America

The Big Bluff

The Big Bluff

Directed by: W. Lee Wilder

Starring: John Bromfield, Martha Vickers, Robert Hutton, Rosemarie Stack

The Seven Year Itch

The Seven Year Itch

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes, Sonny Tufts

Country: United States of America

The Seven Little Foys

The Seven Little Foys

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias, Angela Clarke

Country: United States of America

The Sea Chase

The Sea Chase

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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Events

  • Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Terminus

Terminus

Directed by: Innerface Films LLC

Off the Record

Off the Record

Directed by: Alberto Triana

Science Fiction Theatre

Science Fiction Theatre

Directed by: n/a

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States of America

The $64,000 Question

The $64,000 Question

O Contador de Histórias

O Contador de Histórias

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Great Crash 1929

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The classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, with an introduction by economist James K. Galbraith Of John Kenneth Galbraith's The Great Crash 1929, the Atlantic Monthly said: "Economic writings

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Why Johnny Can'T Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch

Why Johnny Can'T Read

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The classic book on phonics--the method of teaching recommended by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains complete materials and instructions on teaching children to read at home.

My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

My Philadelphia Father

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It's an amazing story.

Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald

Onions In The Stew

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Reading Betty MacDonald's books has taught me much in the way of tolerance and friendship even as an adult in my late 20's .


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