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Saturday 4 October 1958

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barbara MacDonald and Francesco Damiani. In that special week of October people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Old Man and the Sea, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cimarron City.
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TV Series

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Cimarron City

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

Country: United States

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77 Sunset Strip

Written by: Roy Huggins

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Edd Byrnes, Roger Smith, Jacqueline Beer

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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The Ann Sothern Show

Starring: Ann Sothern, Ann Tyrrell, Don Porter

Country: United States

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse

Starring: Desi Arnaz

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Old Man and the Sea

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver

Country: United States

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Man of the West

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker

Country: United States

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The Barbarian and the Geisha

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States

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Damn Yankees!

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Barbara MacDonald: Rocker (Timbuk 3).
  • Francesco Damiani: Italian champion boxer, winner of a Gold Medal in the Moscow Olympics 1980 and a Silver Medal at the Los Angeles Olympics 1984.
  • Wendy Makkena: American actress and dancer known for her versatility with experience ranging from Shakespeare to comedy, voice-over and film.
  • Ned Luke: Voice Actor.
  • Anneka Rice: Welsh radio and television host.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ida Wust: German actress, (Born 1884).
Facts:
  • 12th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 6-3 at Montreal
  • Transatlantic commercial jet passenger service begins (BOAC). Travel time is reduced from six days by passenger liner to six hours.
  • 5th French republic established.
  • Fifth Republic of France is established.
  • BOAC uses the new De Havilland Comet jets, to become the first airline to fly jet passenger services across the Atlantic.

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Books

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The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

A collection of New York Times–bestselling novels about wealth, power, ambition, and the American Dream from “a wonderful storyteller” (A. Scott Berg). From one of the most prolific and widely read authors of the twentieth century, these three mesmerizing turn-of-the-century ...

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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