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Thursday 6 January 1955, Epiphany

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rowan Atkinson and Ajayi Agbebaku. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Lease of Life, directed by Charles Frend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wayne & Shuster Show.
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Movies

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Lease of Life

Directed by: Charles Frend

Starring: Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri, Denholm Elliott

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Der schweigende Engel

Directed by: Harald Reinl

Starring: Christine Kaufmann, Josefin Kipper, Robert Freitag, Siegfried Breuer Jr.

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Black Widow

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft

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Athena

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Virginia Gibson, Nancy Kilgas

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Drum Beat

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan, Robert Keith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Wayne & Shuster Show

Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

The Benny Hill Show

Starring: Benny Hill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Books

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Good Morning, Miss Dove

By: Frances Gray Patton

Good Morning, Miss Dove, by Patton, Frances Gray

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

By: Roger Butterfield

The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

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Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

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