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Monday 15 August 1955

US date format: 8/15/1955, UK date format: 15/8/1955

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Pohtamo and Kenny Carr. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Pather Panchali, directed by Satyajit Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Game Of Hearts by Lesley Blanch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Prince and the Pauper.
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Movies

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Pather Panchali

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Country: United States of America

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To Hell and Back

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States of America

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Mr. Arkadin

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Country: United States of America

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Die Mädels vom Immenhof

Directed by: Wolfgang Schleif

Starring: Angelika Meissner, Heidi Brühl, Christiane König, Margarete Haagen

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Wiretapper

Directed by: Dick Ross

Starring: Bill Williams, Georgia Lee, Douglas Kennedy, Phil Tead

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TV Series

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The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

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Frankie Laine Time

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Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

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Do It Yourself

Directed by: Dimitris Tsilifonis

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Undercurrent

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • WXEX TV channel 8 in Richmond-Petersburg, VA (ABC) begins

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Books

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The Game Of Hearts

By: Lesley Blanch

Memoirs of the celebrated British Regency courtesan, whose clients included the Prince of Wales, the Lord Chancellor and four future Prime Ministers.

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The Land They Fought For

By: Clifford Dowdey

Book by Dowdey, Clifford

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From My Experience

By: Louis Bromfield

From My Experience is full of stimulating ideas, fascinating for anyone who understands or wishes to understand something of land and people and animals and plants--their relations to economics, science, and

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