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Tuesday 2 December 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaëtan Gorce and Ezio Gamba. In that special week of December people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears. In UK It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards was in the top 5 hits. Auntie Mame, directed by Morton DaCosta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Charlie Drake.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Auntie Mame

Directed by: Morton DaCosta

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne

Country: United States

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The Buccaneer

Directed by: Anthony Quinn

Starring: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Separate Tables

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven

Country: United States

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Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer

Country: United States

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I Want to Live!

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Cimarron City

Starring: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Starring: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle

Country: United States

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Yancy Derringer

Written by: Richard Sale, Mary Loos

Starring: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1958 ?

  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gaëtan Gorce: French politician, a member of the National Assembly of France.
  • Ezio Gamba: Italian judo champion, winner of a Gold Medal at the Olympics in Moscow 1980.
  • Randy Gardner: American athlete, an ice skating champion teamed with Tai Babilonia from 1970, precision mirror-images in a unique ballet pas de deux on ice.
  • George Saunders: American journalist author and academic.
  • Fabien Lecoeuvre
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  • KNOP TV channel 2 in North Platte, NB (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB).
  • Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

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Life magazine


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

Only In America

By: Harry Lewis Golden

Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

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The Best Of Everything

By: Rona Jaffe

When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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The New Testament In Modern English

By: J.B. Phillips

An enduring scriptural treasure and a classic of Christian literature, this modern translation is a beautiful and true rendering of the New Testament.Written

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From The Terrace

By: John O'Hara

Chronicles the events of Alfred Eaton's life against his successful career in MacHardie and Company and the Department of the Navy

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