Sunday April 10, 1955

US date format: 4/10/1955, UK date format: 10/4/1955
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 10, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Michel Thiollière and Cary Middlecoff. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Marty, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Science Fiction Theatre.
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Marty

Marty

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli

Country: United States of America

Strange Lady in Town

Strange Lady in Town

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Cameron Mitchell, Lois Smith

The Man from Bitter Ridge

The Man from Bitter Ridge

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Lex Barker, Mara Corday, Stephen McNally, John Dehner

Five Guns West

Five Guns West

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors, R. Wright Campbell

Stella

Stella

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Giorgos Foundas, Alekos Alexandrakis, Hristina Kalogerikou

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Give Me Your Word
  2. - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
  3. - Softly Softly
  4. - If Anyone Finds This I Love You
  5. - (I'm Always Hearing) Wedding Bells

TV Series

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Science Fiction Theatre

Science Fiction Theatre

Directed by: n/a

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States of America

Damon Runyon Theater

Damon Runyon Theater

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Donald Woods, Allen Jenkins, Wally Vernon, Clegg Hoyt

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De TV maakt muziek

The Mulberry Accelerator

The Mulberry Accelerator

Paris Precinct

Paris Precinct

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Books

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Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

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From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

Treadmill To Oblivion by Fred Allen

Treadmill To Oblivion

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Treadmill to Oblivion, first published in 1954, is comedian Fred Allen's account of his career in radio as host of his comedy-variety show (1934-1949).

No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman

No Time For Sergeants

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No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester

The Good Shepherd

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"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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