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Wednesday 8 June 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Jonathan Sylvers and Tim Berners-Lee. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. The Seven Year Itch, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
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TV Series

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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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Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Seven Year Itch

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes

Country: United States

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This Island Earth

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason

Country: United States

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Othello

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Michel MacLiammir, Robert Coote

Country: United States

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Love Me or Leave Me

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Jonathan Sylvers: Rocker.
  • Tim Berners-Lee: British computer engineer and inventor of the World Wide Web (www).
  • Patricia Gilmore: American homicide victim, murdered at age 24 on 12/20/1979 by her lover Bradford Pendergast (b.
  • Paige Hackel: American abuse counselor who had begun her vocation 16 years before when she herself entered a substance abuse program.
  • Tim Lee: Scientist.
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Facts:
  • Dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax

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Books

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The Dinner Party

By: Gretchen Finletter

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Bottoms Up!

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated.It

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