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Friday 2 September 1955

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linda Purl in Greenwich and Lucien Bély. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp.
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TV Series

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The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

Country: United States

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Tales of the Texas Rangers

Starring: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter

Country: United States

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Highway Patrol

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Art Gilmore, William Boyett

Country: United States

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The Johnny Carson Show

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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The Man from Laramie

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher

Country: United States

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Ulysses

Directed by: Mario Camerini

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States

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To Hell and Back

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
  • Linda Purl in Greenwich: Connecticut, USA; actress (Gloria - Happy Days, Matlock).
  • Lucien Bély: French modern historian specializing in international relations.
  • Friedel Roggenbuck: German musician, yoga instructor, body therapist, ritualist, professional astrologer and author.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Under the guidance of Dr Humphry Osmond, Christopher Mayhew ingests 400ampnbspmg of mescaline hydrochloride and allows himself to be filmed as part of a ''Panorama'' special for BBC TV that was never broadcast.

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Books

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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Officers And Gentlemen

By: Evelyn Waugh

This is the second volume in the 'Sword of Honor' trilogy. The other volumes in this trilogy include: 'Men at Arms' and 'The End of the Battle'.

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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