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Tuesday 12 July 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Timothy Ash and Jimmy LaFave. 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 The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter 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 12 July 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • Christian Democratic Party forms in Argentina

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Susan Strasberg
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: August Anheuser Busch Jr. -- July 11, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7417

Books

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

The Dinner Party

By: Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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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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My Philadelphia Father

By: Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

It's an amazing story.

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