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Sunday 10 July 1955

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pamela Theresa Jiles and Vinnie Curto. In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Dam Busters, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
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TV Series

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

The Johnny Carson Show

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

The Dam Busters

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans

Country: United States

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Mister Roberts

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell

Country: United States

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We're No Angels

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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The Seven Little Foys

Directed by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: Bob Hope, Milly Vitale, George Tobias

Country: United States

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Summertime

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 July 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
  • Bahamas - Independence Day
  • Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pamela Theresa Jiles: New Orleans, Louisiana -- 4X400m relayer (1976 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Vinnie Curto: American middleweight boxer, Curto started training at age 7 and retired in 1996 after 61 wins and 26 knock-outs.
  • Nic Dakin: English educator and politician.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: July Fourth fireworks
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight D. Eisenhower -- July 4, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7416

Books

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

No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

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.

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The Breaking Wave

By: Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave is one of Nevil Shute’s most poignant and psychologically suspenseful novels, set in the years just after World War II.Sidelined

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The Land They Fought For

By: Clifford Dowdey

Book by Dowdey, Clifford

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Onions In The Stew

By: Betty MacDonald

Reading Betty MacDonald's books has taught me much in the way of tolerance and friendship even as an adult in my late 20's .

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