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Saturday 18 October 1958

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hal Haenel and James M Talent. In that special week of October people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pursuit.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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The Uncle Al Show

Starring: Al Lewis, Wanda Lewis

Country: United States

Frances Farmer Presents

Starring: Mari Aldon, Edward Colmans, James Gavin, Rogelio Hernández

Country: United States

Frances Farmer Presents

Starring: Mari Aldon, Edward Colmans, James Gavin, Rogelio Hernández

Country: United States

WJRT ABC 12 News

Starring: Kishe Caelan-Wallace

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Seventh Seal

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Bengt Ekerot

Country: United States

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The Old Man and the Sea

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver

Country: United States

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Man of the West

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker

Country: United States

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The Barbarian and the Geisha

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1958 ?

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:
  • Hal Haenel: St. Louis, Missouri -- Star yachter (1988, 92, 96 Olympics - 8th Place).
  • James M Talent: (Rep-R-Missouri).
  • William Reid: Scottish born guitarist for "The Jesus and Mary Chain", a feedback-driven guitar band he co-founded with his brother Jim in 1983.
  • Corinne Bohrer: American actress.
  • Thomas Hearns: American boxer.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Montys memoirs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ferhat Abbas -- Oct. 13, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7585

Books

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

The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

A collection of New York Times–bestselling novels about wealth, power, ambition, and the American Dream from “a wonderful storyteller” (A. Scott Berg). From one of the most prolific and widely read authors of the twentieth century, these three mesmerizing turn-of-the-century ...

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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