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Monday 11 July 1955

US date format: 7/11/1955, UK date format: 11/7/1955

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Titouan Lamazou and Sergey Babinov. 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 Virgin Queen, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
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The Virgin Queen

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

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I Am a Camera

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

Starring: Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell

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The Kentuckian

Directed by: Burt Lancaster

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

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Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Joel McCrea, Vera Miles, Lloyd Bridges, Wallace Ford

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Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Jane Russell, Jeff Chandler, Dan Duryea, Mara Corday

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Frankie Laine Time

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Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

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Do It Yourself

Directed by: Dimitris Tsilifonis

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Directed by: Innerface Films LLC

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Historical Events

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  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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  • Congress authorizes all US currency to say In God We Trust
  • New USAF Academy dedicated at Lowry AFB in Colo with 300 cadets
  • New US Air Force Academy dedicated at Lowry Air Force Base in Colorado with 300 cadets.

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Planetary positions on July 11, 1955 - Geocentric view

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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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From My Experience

By: Louis Bromfield

From My Experience is full of stimulating ideas, fascinating for anyone who understands or wishes to understand something of land and people and animals and plants--their relations to economics, science, and

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The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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The Good Shepherd

By: C.S. Forester

"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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