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Thursday 20 January 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Charigot and Wyatt Knight. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Diabolique, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while An Encyclopedia Of Modern American Humor by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's a Great Life.
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Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Country: United States

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The Americano

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero, Ursula Thiess

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Bad Day at Black Rock

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Country: United States

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Black Widow

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft

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Four Guns to the Border

Directed by: Richard Carlson

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Colleen Miller, George Nader, Walter Brennan

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TV Series

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It's a Great Life

Directed by: Sam Wood

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Oliver Twist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater

Starring: Eddie Cantor

Country: United States

Conrad Nagel Theater

Flax und Krümel

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Historical Events

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  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
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  • 1st atomic sub, USS Nautilus, launched at Groton Conn

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1955 - Geocentric view

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An Encyclopedia Of Modern American Humor

By: Bennett Cerf

An Encyclopedia of Modern American Humor.

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Call To Greatness

By: Adlai E. Stevenson

a challenge to greatness by a great man

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The Prayers Of Peter Marshall

By: Catherine Marshall

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Song Of The Sky

By: Guy Murchie

Song of the Sky

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