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Tuesday 3 May 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirsty Wark and Stephen Brown. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Daddy Long Legs, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while A Train Of Powder by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Daddy Long Legs

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Marty

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti

Country: United States

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The Purple Plain

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than

Country: United States

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Revenge of the Creature

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield

Country: United States

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Blackboard Jungle

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kirsty Wark: Scottish political TV journalist who successfully interviewed the Prime Minister in March 1990.
  • Stephen Brown: British geneticist.
  • Colin Deans: Scottish rugby player.
  • David Hookes: Australian cricketer coach and sportscaster (d. 2004).
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1955?

  • Life: Hollywoods Oklahoma
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Claire McCardell -- May 2, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7407

Books

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

A Train Of Powder

By: Rebecca West

Like most all of Rebecca West's reportage, A Train of Powder approaches great literature. Written between 1946 and 1954, these accounts of four controversial trials explore the nature of crime and

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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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Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A.

By: Richard Stoddard Aldrich

Gertrude Lawrence, as Mrs. Q, by her husband, Richard Stoddard Aldrich, Greystone, 1954, LCCC# 54-11970. 414 pages. NF/VG.

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Venture Into Darkness

By: Alice Tisdale Hobart

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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