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Thursday 8 September 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Tempest Williams and David O'Halloran. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonderama.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Wonderama

Starring: Pat Meikle

Country: United States

Warner Brothers Presents

Starring: Gig Young, Charles McGraw, Marcel Dalio, Dan Seymour

Country: United States

Gunsmoke

Written by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

Country: United States

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The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw, Bill Coontz

Country: United States

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Tales of the Texas Rangers

Starring: Willard Parker, Harry Lauter

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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Summer with Monika

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen

Country: United States

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The Man from Laramie

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher

Country: United States

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To Hell and Back

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1955 ?

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Facts:
  • Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor.
  • Earliest clinching of a National League pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1955?

  • Life: Parisian glamour
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Herman Wouk -- Sep. 5, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7425

Books

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

Soldier Of Fortune

By: Ernest Kellogg Gann

This book will hold you from first to last with its break-neck pace and heavy adventure. A beautiful and unusual love story contributes vitally to the constantly mounting suspense.

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The View From Pompey'S Head

By: Hamilton Basso

Encompassing a sweep of contemporary society, ranging from the worlds of law and publishing in Manhattan to life in a small Southern city, The View from Pompey's Head tells the story of a young lawyer, Anson Page.

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Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

"Love is Eternal" was the inscription Abraham Lincoln had engraved on the wedding ring he gave Mary Todd. This book tells Mary's own story, especially her romance with Abraham and her years of marriage which were happier than historians generally ...

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

hardback book, no jacket, no tears on hardback or inside book, BargainHunter336 will answer all customer questions and upload additional scans upon request...GREAT find!

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