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Tuesday 20 September 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christine Oddy and Maurizio Parenti. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. The Trouble with Harry, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 The Adventures of Robin Hood.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Starring: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jungle Jim

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Huston, Dean Fredericks, Tamba

Country: United States

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Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Starring: Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Trinder, Norman Vaughan, Don Arroll

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

ITV Television Playhouse

Starring: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Take Your Pick

Starring: Michael Miles, Alec Dane, Bob Danvers Walker, Harold Smart

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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Killer's Kiss

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith

Country: United States

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Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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Summer with Monika

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen

Country: United States

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The Man from Laramie

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH

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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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