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Tuesday 22 November 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 22, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Edwards and Sue Novara-Reber. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Crooked Web, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Why Johnny Can'T Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Snow Queen.
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What the sky looked like on 22 November 1955

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Crooked Web

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Frank Lovejoy, Mari Blanchard, Richard Denning, John Mylong

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A Time to Kill

Directed by: Charles Saunders

Starring: Jack Watling, Rona Anderson, John Horsley, Russell Napier

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No Smoking

Directed by: Henry Cass

Starring: Reg Dixon, Peter Martyn, Belinda Lee, Lionel Jeffries

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Good Morning, Miss Dove

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

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Shack Out on 101

Directed by: Edward Dein

Starring: Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin

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TV Series

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

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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Judge Roy Bean

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St. Ives

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Directed by: Mark Palansky

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Directed by: Vitaliy Versace

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 November 1955 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Edwards: American basketball player.
  • Sue Novara-Reber: Flint, Michigan -- Cyclist (1975 World sprint champ).
  • Wayne Tolleson: Baseball player.
  • Denise Gallison: American homicide: convicted of letting her two-year-old daughter die, disposing of the body and failing to notify the medical examiner.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 22, 1955 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1955 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Roger Williams - Autumn Leaves
  2. Al Hibbler - He
  3. The Yellow Rose Of Texas - Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus


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

Why Johnny Can'T Read

By: Rudolf Franz Flesch

The classic book on phonics--the method of teaching recommended by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains complete materials and instructions on teaching children to read at home.

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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine (Volume 2)

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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