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Tuesday 19 July 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karen Cheryl and Dalton McGuinty. In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Hunter, directed by Charles Laughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Those Whiting Girls

Written by: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis

Starring: Margaret Whiting, Barbara Whiting, Mabel Albertson, Jerry Paris

Country: United States

The Johnny Carson Show

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Sam and Friends

Starring: Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog

Country: United States

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Stage 7

Starring: Dan Barton, Gordon Mills, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Night of the Hunter

Directed by: Charles Laughton

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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The Kentuckian

Directed by: Burt Lancaster

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster

Country: United States

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The Dam Busters

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans

Country: United States

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Mister Roberts

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell

Country: United States

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We're No Angels

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Karen Cheryl: French singer, actress, radio and television presenter.
  • Dalton McGuinty: Canadian politician, named leader of Ontario Provincial Liberal Party 12/01/1996.
  • Roger Binny: Indian cricketer and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Balclutha ties up at Pier 43 and becomes a floating museum
  • Yarkon Water Project opens to supply water to Negev desert in Israel

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Audrey Hepburn in Italy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Malraux -- July 18, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7418

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 View From Pompey'S Head

By: Hamilton Basso

Encompassing a sweep of contemporary society, ranging from the worlds of law and publishing in Manhattan to life in a small Southern city, The View from Pompey's Head tells the story of a young lawyer, Anson Page.

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Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

"Love is Eternal" was the inscription Abraham Lincoln had engraved on the wedding ring he gave Mary Todd. This book tells Mary's own story, especially her romance with Abraham and her years of marriage which were happier than historians generally ...

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

hardback book, no jacket, no tears on hardback or inside book, BargainHunter336 will answer all customer questions and upload additional scans upon request...GREAT find!

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