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Friday 20 June 1958

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dickie Thon and Ron Hornaday. 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 Bravados, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Mountain Road by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

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 Bravados

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kurt Alder: German chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958).
Facts:
  • The iron barque ''Omega'' of Callao, Peru (built in Scotland, 1887), sinks on passage carrying guano from the Pachacamac Islands for Huacho, the world’s last full rigged ship trading under sail alone.

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Books

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

The Mountain Road

By: Theodore H. White

The time is 1944. The setting is East Asia in flames. The characters are: Philip Baldwin, a New England major with his first command -- a tough and surly American demolition

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Masters Of Deceit

By: J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover analyzes the Communist movement in the United States.

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Land Without Justice

By: Milovan Djilas

The autobiography of the youth of the former Vice Presiden of Yugoslovia, which is also the story of a little-know land, Montenegro.

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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