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Sunday 4 May 1958

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keith Haring in Kutztown and Antonis Minou. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Owen Wister Out West by Owen Wister was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jefferson Drum.
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TV Series

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Mike Hammer

Starring: Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Thunder Road

Directed by: Arthur Ripley

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon

Country: United States

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Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes

Country: United States

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Horror of Dracula

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough

Country: United States

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The Left Handed Gun

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Paul Newman, Lita Milan, John Dehner

Country: United States

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Bob le Flambeur

Directed by: Melville

Starring: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Keith Haring in Kutztown: Pennsylvania, USA; graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review).
  • Antonis Minou: Greek footballer.
  • Keith Haring: American artist, a pop and graffiti artist who moved from a small section of Americana into the hip and hectic New York scene before burning himself out on the fast lane of the good life by age 31.
  • Delbert Fowler: American football player.
  • Jane Kennedy: English politician.
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Facts:
  • Alberto Lleras Camargo chosen President of Colombia.

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Books

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Owen Wister Out West

By: Owen Wister

Hardcover; Near Fine; Signed by Author; Dust Jacket - Very Good; 269 pp., index, bibliography, epilogue, photographs, illustrations. A unmarked near fine copy in a very good + clipped dust jacket.

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North From Rome

By: Helen MacInnes

A phone call prompts Bill Lammiter, a young American playwright, to follow a former girlfriend to Rome. There Lammiter saves a mysterious Italian girl from a beating.

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Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

By: Jean Kerr

Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television

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Attorney For The Damned

By: Arthur Weinberg

"Clarence Darrow [was] perhaps the most effective courtroom opponent of cant, bigotry, and special privilege that our country has produced. All of Darrow's most celebrated pleas are here--in defense of Leopold

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