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Monday 8 December 1958

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Billy Hufsey and Wayne Dickert. In that special week of December people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Great Chicago Fire by Robert Cromie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Charlie Drake.
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TV Series

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

Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Cimarron City

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

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Lawman

Starring: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle

Country: United States

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Yancy Derringer

Written by: Richard Sale, Mary Loos

Starring: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Robert Donat, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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Auntie Mame

Directed by: Morton DaCosta

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne

Country: United States

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Separate Tables

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven

Country: United States

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The Buccaneer

Directed by: Anthony Quinn

Starring: Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer

Country: United States

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Houseboat

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tris Speaker: American baseball player and manager (d. 1958).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1958?

  • Life: Charity balls
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adolfo Mateos -- Dec. 8, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7593

Books

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

The Great Chicago Fire

By: Robert Cromie

One of the best narrative histories ever written about the devastating fire has been reprinted in this oversized, illustrated edition. Over 150 photos and illustrations.

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The Best Of Everything

By: Rona Jaffe

When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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The King Must Die

By: Mary Renault

The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

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On My Own

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

In this volume the greatest and best-loved woman of her time shares the experiences - private and public - of her thirteen years since the death of her husband, Franklin Delano

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