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Tuesday 2 August 1955

US date format: 8/2/1955, UK date format: 2/8/1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Muriel Robin and Craig Virgin. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
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Movies

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Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Country: United States

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Die Mädels vom Immenhof

Directed by: Wolfgang Schleif

Starring: Angelika Meissner, Heidi Brühl, Christiane König, Margarete Haagen

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Wiretapper

Directed by: Dick Ross

Starring: Bill Williams, Georgia Lee, Douglas Kennedy, Phil Tead

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To Catch a Thief

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Country: United States

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Footsteps in the Fog

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Bill Travers, Belinda Lee

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TV Series

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Frankie Laine Time

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Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

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Do It Yourself

Directed by: Dimitris Tsilifonis

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Undercurrent

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Terminus

Directed by: Innerface Films LLC

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ruprecht: Crown Prince of Bayern / General-Field...
  • Alfred Lepine: Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1901).

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Books

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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The Good Shepherd

By: C.S. Forester

"C. S. Forester is the First Admiral of all the seven seas of fiction," wrote John P. Marquand after reading The Good Shepherd.

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

By: Wilbur Shaw

From dust jacket notes: "This is a book, first, for those millions of automobile owners who realize that the purpose of the automobile is to get somewhere fast now, and faster

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The House On Nauset Marsh

By: Wyman Richardson

Dr. Wyman Richardson lived the life of a busy, and distinguished, physician, practicing in Boston and teaching at the Harvard Medical School, but here is recorded his other lifethe one closest

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