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Wednesday 16 February 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Gallo and Jeff Clayton. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Soldier Of Fortune by Ernest Kellogg Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stage 7.
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TV Series

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

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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The Bob Cummings Show

Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Wages of Fear

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious

Directed by: John Ireland

Starring: John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruce Carlisle

Country: United States

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The Far Country

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet

Country: United States

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They Who Dare

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Kay Callard

Country: United States

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Battle Cry

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guy Gallo: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Writer (Under the Volcano).
  • Jeff Clayton: American jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop).
  • Guy Gallo in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; writer (Under the Volcano).
  • Pierre Durand: French jumper, he won jumping competitions at the European championships 1987 and at the Olympics (Seoul 1988).
  • Margaux Hemingway: American fashion model, actress, and member of noted family.
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Facts:
  • Nearly 100 die in a fire at a home for the elderly in Yokohama, Japan.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1955?

  • Life: Mother with children
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carl Jung -- Feb. 14, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7396

Books

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

Soldier Of Fortune

By: Ernest Kellogg Gann

This book will hold you from first to last with its break-neck pace and heavy adventure. A beautiful and unusual love story contributes vitally to the constantly mounting suspense.

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The World Of Albert Schweitzer

By: Erica Anderson and Eugene Exman

The story of Albert Schweitzer is told in superb black and white photographs. There are 169 photos.

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R.S.V.P. Elsa Maxwell'S Own Story

By: Elsa Maxwell

In this 326 page book, Elsa Maxwell tells her fascinating life story, coming from a poor background, becoming a pianist, an accompaniast to a vaudeville star, a song writer, a partner

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I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

By: Lillian Roth

I'll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth in collaboration with Mike Connolly and Gerold Frank. 1954 hardcover published by Frederick Fell, Inc.,

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