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Tuesday 21 October 1958

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andre Geim . In that special week of October people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pursuit.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Cimarron City

Starring: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Lawman

Starring: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle

Country: United States

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Yancy Derringer

Written by: Richard Sale, Mary Loos

Starring: Jock Mahoney, X Brands, Kevin Hagen, Frances Bergen

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Seventh Seal

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Bjrnstrand, Bengt Ekerot

Country: United States

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The Old Man and the Sea

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver

Country: United States

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The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker

Country: United States

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Man of the West

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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The Barbarian and the Geisha

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andre Geim: Russian-English physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
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Facts:
  • 1st women in English House of Lords
  • The Life Peerages Act entitles women to sit in the British House of Lords for the first time. The Baronesses Swanborough (Stella Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading) and Wooton (Barbara Wooton) are the first to take their seats.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Mamie Eisenhower
  • Time: 90+ year old Amos Alonzo Stagg. Aging & activities
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7586

Books

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

The Enemy Camp

By: Jerome Weidman

Literary Fiction, Fictional Novel

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On My Own

By: Eleanor Roosevelt

In this volume the greatest and best-loved woman of her time shares the experiences - private and public - of her thirteen years since the death of her husband, Franklin Delano

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Inside Russia Today

By: John Gunther

1957 1958 Edition. Dust Jacket rough. Book very good, edges show wear from age.

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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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