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Thursday 9 January 1958

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mehmet Ali Agca and David Thorburn. In that special week of January people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shirley Temple's Storybook.
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TV Series

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

Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Mike Hammer

Starring: Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Sea Hunt

Written by: James Buxbaum

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Flight

Starring: George C. Kenney

Country: United States

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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Country: United States

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The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jrgens, David Hedison

Country: United States

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Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States

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Oh, Mr. Porter!

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt

Country: United States

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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mehmet Ali Agca: Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II.
  • David Thorburn: David Thorburn is a senior Scottish-born banker; Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, Clydesdale Bank and the Yorkshire Bank, subsidiaries of the National Australia Bank.
  • Mehmet Ağca: Turkish murderer.
  • Stephen Neale: English philosopher and academic.
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Facts:
  • In basketball Oscar Robertson (Cin) scores 56, Seton Hall team 54

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Testing for space astronaut
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nikita Khrushchev, Man the Year -- Jan. 6, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7545

Books

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

A Death In The Family

By: James Agee

The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee's birthPublished in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family

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Not By Bread Alone

By: Vladimir Dudintsev

First U.S. edition bound in yellow cloth & black boards with red lettering. Book about Fine, tight, clean. DJ is price clipped and has small rub marks to the corners, tips

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Eloise In Paris

By: Kay Thompson

Bonjour! Here's the thing of it: Paris has just been discovered by Eloise the little girl from the Plaza... Here is what Eloise does in Paris: everything.

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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