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Wednesday 13 July 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Mendoza 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 Dam Busters, directed by Michael Anderson, 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 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 13 July 1955 ?

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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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 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 Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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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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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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