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Tuesday 18 October 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Briscoe Hay and Hiromi Go. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Oklahoma!, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Why Johnny Can'T Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Ole Opry.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Captain Kangaroo

Written by: Bob Claver

Starring: Robert Keeshan

Country: United States

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

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The Honeymooners

Written by: Jackie Gleason

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Joyce Randolph

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Oklahoma!

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson

Country: United States

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The Desperate Hours

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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Killer's Kiss

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith

Country: United States

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Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jose Ortega y Gasset: Spanish philosopher, social critic and essayist, one of the most influential intellectuals of his time.
Facts:
  • Track and Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athelete
  • University of California discovers anti-proton

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Venetian wedding
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ed Sullivan -- Oct. 17, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7431

Books

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

Why Johnny Can'T Read

By: Rudolf Franz Flesch

Recently pulled from public school library.

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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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Papa'S Wife

By: Thyra Ferre Bjorn

Book by Thyra Ferré Björn

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Onions In The Stew

By: Betty MacDonald

Reading Betty MacDonald's books has taught me much in the way of tolerance and friendship even as an adult in my late 20's .

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