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Friday 15 August 1958

US date format: 8/15/1958, UK date format: 15/8/1958

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bambi Bembenek and Craig MacTavish. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Hunters, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Discovering the Bible.
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Movies

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The Hunters

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

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Sea Fury

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Luciana Paluzzi, Grégoire Aslan

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Imitation General

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Red Buttons, Taina Elg, Dean Jones

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The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Country: United States of America

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God's Little Acre

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, Buddy Hackett

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TV Series

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

Discovering the Bible

Directed by: Ken Curtis

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Play Your Hunch

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Haggis Baggis

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Haggis Baggis

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Opening Night

Directed by: John Cassavetes

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Historical Events

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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:
  • 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • Buddy Holly weds Maria Santiago
  • Marshal Boelganin resigns as Director of Staatsbank
  • Soviet Marshal Bulganin resigns as Director of State Bank

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Books

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The Winthrop Woman

By: Anya Seton

“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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The Portuguese Escape

By: Ann Bridge

Miss Bridge takes us to Portugal; not only the well-known world of Estoril and the Embassies, but behind the scenes, into the life lived on country estates by the Portuguese themselves.

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Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk

By: Mary Lewis Coakley

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important

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