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Wednesday 15 June 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cathy Morse and Sally E Silverstone. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Summertime, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Bottoms Up! by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Summertime

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda

Country: United States

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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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This Island Earth

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason

Country: United States

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Othello

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Michel MacLiammir, Robert Coote

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
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Facts:
  • Australia score 8-758 vs. West Indies at Kingston, their best ever
  • The Eisenhower administration stages the first annual ''Operation Alert'' (OPAL) exercise, an attempt to assess the USA's preparations for a nuclear attack.

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Books

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

Bottoms Up!

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

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The Thorn Tree

By: Nelia Gardner White

First published by the Viking Press in April 1955.

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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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Why Johnny Can'T Read

By: Rudolf Franz Flesch

Recently pulled from public school library.

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