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Tuesday 14 October 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Béatrice Pavy and Aino-Maija Luukkonen. In that special week of October people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Bramble Bush by Charles Mergendahl was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Uncle Al Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Seventh Seal

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Bengt Ekerot

Country: United States

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The Old Man and the Sea

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver

Country: United States

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Man of the West

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker

Country: United States

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The Barbarian and the Geisha

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Cimarron City

Starring: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Starring: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle

Country: United States

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Yancy Derringer

Written by: Richard Sale, Mary Loos

Starring: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Country: United States

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Mackenzie's Raiders

Starring: Richard Carlson, Art Gilmore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1958 ?

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Famous Deaths:
  • Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous republic in French Community.
  • The District of Columbia's Bar Association votes to accept African-Americans as member attorneys.
  • The American Atomic Energy Commission, with supporting military units, carries out an underground nuclear weapon test at the Nevada Test Site, just north of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Life magazine


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

The Bramble Bush

By: Charles Mergendahl

a romance novel.

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Masters Of Deceit

By: J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover analyzes the Communist movement in the United States.

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The Day On Fire

By: James R. Ullman

Paperback edition of book.

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The Best Of Everything

By: Rona Jaffe

When Rona Jaffe’s superb page-turner was first published in 1958, it changed contemporary fiction forever. Some readers were shocked, but millions more were electrified when they saw themselves reflected in its story

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