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Monday 21 February 1955

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emine Erdogan and Jack Fertig. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The World Of Albert Schweitzer by Erica Anderson and Eugene Exman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stage 7.
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TV Series

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

Stage 7

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

Country: United States

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TV Reader's Digest

Starring: Gene Raymond, Hugh Reilly

Country: United States

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The Benny Hill Show

Starring: Benny Hill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

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The Bob Cummings Show

Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Wages of Fear

Directed by: Henri-Georges Clouzot

Starring: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck

Country: United States

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The Fast and the Furious

Directed by: John Ireland

Starring: John Ireland, Dorothy Malone, Bruce Carlisle

Country: United States

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The Far Country

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet

Country: United States

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They Who Dare

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Kay Callard

Country: United States

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Battle Cry

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emine Erdogan: Wife of twenty-fifth Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
  • Jack Fertig: American humorist, astrologer and political activist.
  • Kelsey Grammer: American actor, outstandingly popular as Frazier Crane on the hit TV show, "Cheers.
  • Gilles Leguen: French sailor turned jihadist, arrested on 28/29 April 2013 by French troups in northern Mali.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Princess Margaret
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nikita Khrushchev -- Feb. 21, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7397

Books

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

The World Of Albert Schweitzer

By: Erica Anderson and Eugene Exman

The story of Albert Schweitzer is told in superb black and white photographs. There are 169 photos.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A.

By: Richard Stoddard Aldrich

Gertrude Lawrence, as Mrs. Q, by her husband, Richard Stoddard Aldrich, Greystone, 1954, LCCC# 54-11970. 414 pages. NF/VG.

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The Healer

By: Frank G. Slaughter

A patient dies, Dr. Don Carter is tormented by the fear that he might have been careless. Only Laura, his operating room nurse, could tell him the truth.

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