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Monday 13 June 1955

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Lacombe and Alan Hansen. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Lady and the Tramp, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Lady and the Tramp

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee

Country: United States

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The Seven Year Itch

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes

Country: United States

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Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Michel MacLiammir, Robert Coote

Country: United States

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This Island Earth

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason

Country: United States

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Love Me or Leave Me

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 June 1955 ?

  • Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
  • Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
  • Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • USA ? World Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy Lacombe: French former professional football (soccer) player and manager.
  • Alan Hansen: Alan Hansen is a Scottish former football player and BBC television football pundit.
  • Leah Ward Sears: Chief Justice Georgia Supreme Court.
  • Leah Sears: German-American lawyer and jurist.
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  • Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France.
  • Mir Mine, the first diamond mine in the USSR, is discovered.
  • Mir Mine, the first diamond mine in the Soviet Union, is discovered.

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

A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

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

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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Bottoms Up!

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner


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Why Johnny Can'T Read

By: Rudolf Franz Flesch

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