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Tuesday 17 June 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan McVicar in Independence and Derek Lee Ragin. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Vikings, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

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Mike Hammer

Starring: Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Vikings

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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No Time for Sergeants

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams

Country: United States

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Indiscreet

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Directed by: Nathan Hertz

Starring: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers

Country: United States

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Gigi

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • Radio Moscow reports execution of Hungarian ex-premier Imre Nagy
  • The Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, in the process of being built to connect Vancouver and North Vancouver (Canada), collapses into the Burrard Inlet killing many of the ironworkers and injuring others.

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Books

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

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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The Affluent Society

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith's classic investigation of private wealth and public poverty in postwar America With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of

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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 Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson

By: Herbert Hoover

"Hoover's book was meant as a tribute to his former chief, but is ti easy to suspect that anger and hurt might underlie a portrayal that presents the worst as well

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