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Thursday 7 July 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerry Dybzinski and Dominique Quessada. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Learnin' The Blues by Frank Sinatra. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Mister Roberts, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Bottoms Up! by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mister Roberts

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell

Country: United States

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We're No Angels

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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The Seven Little Foys

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda

Country: United States

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Lady and the Tramp

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Johnny Carson Show

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 July 1955 ?

  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
  • Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jerry Dybzinski: American baseball player, a right-handed shortstop who played for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, and Pittsburgh Pirates 1980 and 1985.
  • Dominique Quessada: French writer and philosopher.
  • Len Barker: American baseball player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson
  • The New Zealand Special Air Service is formed.

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Life magazine


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

Bottoms Up!

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner


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The Breaking Wave

By: Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave is one of Nevil Shute’s most poignant and psychologically suspenseful novels, set in the years just after World War II.Sidelined

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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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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