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Tuesday 20 May 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jane Wiedlin in Oconomowoc and Mike Engleman in Sonoma. In that special week of May people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Indiscreet, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jefferson Drum.
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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 30 days ?

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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Gigi

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Thunder Road

Directed by: Arthur Ripley

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon

Country: United States

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Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests).
  • Fulgencio Batista's government launches a counteroffensive against Castro's rebels.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Margaret OBrien
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Van Cliburn -- May 19, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7564

Books

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

The Winthrop Woman

By: Anya Seton

“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

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North From Rome

By: Helen MacInnes

A phone call prompts Bill Lammiter, a young American playwright, to follow a former girlfriend to Rome. There Lammiter saves a mysterious Italian girl from a beating.

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Robert Traver

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film.

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Life Plus 99 Years

By: Nathan F. Leopold

Nathan Leopold Jr. was half of the famed duo Leopold and Loeb, murderers of 14-year old Bobby Franks in 1924 on the south side of Chicago.

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