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Sunday 24 August 1958

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Guttenberg in Brooklyn and Tracy Harris. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Concentration.
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TV Series

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

Concentration

Starring: Hugh Downs, Bob Clayton

Country: United States

Frontier Justice

Starring: Lew Ayres, Melvyn Douglas, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

Buckskin

Written by: Harold Swanton

Starring: Tom Nolan, Sally Brophy, Mike Road

Country: United States

Jefferson Drum

Starring: Jeff Richards, Eugene Mazzola, Cyril Delevanti, Robert Stevenson

Country: United States

Stahlnetz

Starring: Gerda-Maria Jürgens, Heinz Engelmann, Karl-Heinz Gerdesmann, Kurt Klopsch

Movies

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

The Fly

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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King Creole

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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Curse of the Demon

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis

Country: United States

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The Bravados

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd

Country: United States

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The Vikings

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Fay Crocker wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
  • Sergei Popov wins Stockholm marathon (2:15:17.0) (WR)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Anne Franks fate
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jack Paar -- Aug. 18, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7577

Books

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

The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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