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Friday 16 December 1955

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xander Berkeley and Prince Lorenz of Belgium. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Sissi, directed by Ernst Marischka, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Penelope.
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Movies

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Sissi

Directed by: Ernst Marischka

Starring: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Uta Franz

Country: United States

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The Indian Fighter

Directed by: André De Toth

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli, Walter Matthau, Diana Douglas

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Top Gun

Directed by: Ray Nazarro

Starring: Sterling Hayden, William Bishop, Karin Booth, James Millican

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The Rose Tattoo

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Marisa Pavan, Ben Cooper

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The Spoilers

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun, Ray Danton

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TV Series

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Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Captain Z-Ro

Vera Lynn Sings

Willi Schwabes Rumpelkammer

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
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Books

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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The Deer Park

By: Norman Mailer

Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

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These Lovers Fled Away

By: Howard Spring

These Lovers Fled Away

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