Wednesday July 13, 1955

US date format: 7/13/1955, UK date format: 13/7/1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Chris White (saxophonist) and Yoshitaka Tamba. 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 Phenix City Story, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)

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The Phenix City Story

The Phenix City Story

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

The Virgin Queen

The Virgin Queen

Directed by: Henry Koster

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

You're Never Too Young

You're Never Too Young

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Diana Lynn, Nina Foch

I Am a Camera

I Am a Camera

Directed by: Henry Cornelius

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

The Kentuckian

The Kentuckian

Directed by: Burt Lancaster

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Frankie Laine Time

Frankie Laine Time

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Holiday Hotel

Holiday Hotel

Directed by: Michel Lang

Undercurrent

Undercurrent

Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

Directed by: Dimitris Tsilifonis

Days to next July 13

If July 13, 1955 is your birthday you're 65 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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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

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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.

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

The Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher

The Scotswoman

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The Scotswoman Hardcover - June 10, 1976 by Inglis Clark Fletcher


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