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Friday 22 July 1955

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Willem Dafoe and Bill Ervolino. In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Hunter, directed by Charles Laughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
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TV Series

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

Those Whiting Girls

Written by: Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Davis

Starring: Margaret Whiting, Barbara Whiting, Mabel Albertson, Jerry Paris

Country: United States

The Johnny Carson Show

Starring: Johnny Carson

Country: United States

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Sam and Friends

Starring: Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog

Country: United States

Damon Runyon Theater

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Donald Woods, Allen Jenkins, Wally Vernon, Clegg Hoyt

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Night of the Hunter

Directed by: Charles Laughton

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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The Kentuckian

Directed by: Burt Lancaster

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster

Country: United States

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The Dam Busters

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans

Country: United States

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Mister Roberts

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell

Country: United States

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We're No Angels

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Willem Dafoe: American actor whose portrayal of the betrayed sergeant in "Platoon," 1986, earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
  • Bill Ervolino: American stand-up comedian, humorist, author and columnist.
  • Richard Corman: American businessman founded the R.J.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon
  • Phillies longest win streak since 1892 hits 11
  • First US Vice President to preside over cabinet meeting - Richard Nixon.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Audrey Hepburn in Italy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Malraux -- July 18, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7418

Books

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

Run Silent, Run Deep

By: Edward L. Beach

An American equivalent of Das Boot, this gripping, bestselling novel of submarine warfare inspired a well-known Hollywood film starring Burt Lancaster and Clark Gable.

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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Why Johnny Can'T Read

By: Rudolf Franz Flesch

Recently pulled from public school library.

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The Game Of Hearts

By: Lesley Blanch

Memoirs of the celebrated British Regency courtesan, whose clients included the Prince of Wales, the Lord Chancellor and four future Prime Ministers.

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