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Thursday 6 January 1955, Epiphany

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1955). 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. Hansel and Gretel, directed by John Paul, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's a Great Life.
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Movies

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Hansel and Gretel

Directed by: John Paul

Starring: Anna Russell, Mildred Dunnock, Frank Rogier, Delbert Anderson

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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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They Were So Young

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Johanna Matz, Raymond Burr, Ingrid Stenn

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Black Widow

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

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TV Series

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

It's a Great Life

Directed by: Sam Wood

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Oliver Twist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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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

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1955 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Andersonville

By: MacKinlay Kantor

"The greatest of our Civil War novels."—The New York Times. The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.

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The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

By: Roger Butterfield

The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

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An Encyclopedia Of Modern American Humor

By: Bennett Cerf

An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor.

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Marjorie Morningstar

By: Herman Wouk

A starry-eyed young beauty, Marjorie Morgenstern is nineteen years old when she leaves New York to accept the job of her dreams-working in a summer-stock company for Noel Airman, its talented and intensely charismatic director.

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