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Thursday 17 July 1958

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wong Kar-wai and Thérèse Rein. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontier Justice.
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TV Series

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

Frontier Justice

Starring: Lew Ayres, Melvyn Douglas, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Buckskin

Written by: Harold Swanton

Starring: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road

Country: United States

Jefferson Drum

Starring: Jeff Richards, Eugene Mazzola, Cyril Delevanti, Robert Stevenson

Country: United States

Stahlnetz

Starring: Gerda-Maria Jürgens, Heinz Engelmann, Karl-Heinz Gerdesmann, Kurt Klopsch

Gekkô kamen

Written by: Kôhan Kawauchi

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fly

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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King Creole

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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Curse of the Demon

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis

Country: United States

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The Bravados

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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The Vikings

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • King Hussein declares himself head of Jordan / Iraqi federation
  • British paratroopers arrive in Jordan King Hussein has asked help against pressure from Iraq.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1958?

  • Life: Farmer in field
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Beadie -- July 14, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7572

Books

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

Inside Russia Today

By: John Gunther

1957 1958 Edition. Dust Jacket rough. Book very good, edges show wear from age.

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The Enemy Camp

By: Jerome Weidman

Literary Fiction, Fictional Novel

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A Death In The Family

By: James Agee

The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee's birthPublished in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family

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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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