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Friday 12 August 1955

US date format: 8/12/1955, UK date format: 12/8/1955

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tony Coleman and Ann M Martin. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. To Hell and Back, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
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Movies

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To Hell and Back

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States of America

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Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Country: United States of America

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Die Mädels vom Immenhof

Directed by: Wolfgang Schleif

Starring: Angelika Meissner, Heidi Brühl, Christiane König, Margarete Haagen

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Wiretapper

Directed by: Dick Ross

Starring: Bill Williams, Georgia Lee, Douglas Kennedy, Phil Tead

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To Catch a Thief

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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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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Undercurrent

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Terminus

Directed by: Innerface Films LLC

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • 22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000)
  • President Eisenhower raises minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour
  • WPBT TV channel 2 in Miami, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • US President Dwight Eisenhower raises minimum wage from US$0.75 to $1 an hour.

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Books

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Run Silent, Run Deep

By: Edward L. Beach

This is a story of the silent service—the submarine crews which destroyed the Japanese merchant marine. A narrative taut with drama, told with the intimacy of a confession, it deals with two strong-headed men: their loves, their jealousies, and their …

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The Living Past Of America

By: Cornelius Vanderbilt

The Living Past of America. A pictorial treasury of our historic houses and villages that have been preserved and restored. by Cornelius Jr.

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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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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