Wednesday May 14, 1958

US date format: 5/14/1958, UK date format: 14/5/1958

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linda Topp and Arnaud Bedouët. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. No Time for Sergeants, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Music Bingo.
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No Time for Sergeants

No Time for Sergeants

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton

Country: United States of America

Smiley Gets a Gun

Smiley Gets a Gun

Directed by: Anthony Kimmins

Starring: Sybil Thorndike, Chips Rafferty, Keith Calvert, Bruce Archer

The Proud Rebel

The Proud Rebel

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger, David Ladd

Man or Gun

Man or Gun

Directed by: Albert C. Gannaway

Starring: Macdonald Carey, Audrey Totter, James Craig, James Gleason

Gigi

Gigi

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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TV Series

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Music Bingo

Music Bingo

The Night and the Music

The Night and the Music

What Next

What Next

Duty Bound

Duty Bound

Fûfu hyakkei

Fûfu hyakkei

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Books

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A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson

A Summer Place

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First published in 1958 and then turned into a film of the same name in 1959 featuring Troy Donahue, Sandra Dee, Dorothy McGuire and Richard Egan, this classic romance is available

The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden

The Greengage Summer

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The faded elegance of Les Oeillets, with its bullet-scarred staircase and serene garden bounded by high walls; Eliot, the charming Englishman who became the children's guardian while their mother lay ill

The Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson by Herbert Hoover

The Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson

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"Hoover's book was meant as a tribute to his former chief, but is ti easy to suspect that anger and hurt might underlie a portrayal that presents the worst as well

The Great Democracies by Winston S. Churchill

The Great Democracies

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The fourth of Churchill’s grandly ambitious four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples begins with the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars—and ends with the Boer War of 1902.

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver

Anatomy of a Murder

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First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.


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