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Thursday 24 July 1958

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pam Tills and Joe Barry Carroll. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Yakety Yak by The Coasters. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontier Justice.
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TV Series

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

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

Gekkô kamen

Written by: Kôhan Kawauchi

Starring: Koichi Ose

Country: Japan

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 July 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pam Tills: Country music artist.
  • Joe Barry Carroll: American basketball player.
  • Joe Carroll: American athlete, pro basketball player for 10 seasons beginning in 1980.
  • Markus Jehle: German pro astrologer and editor of Meridian, the most popular German astrological magazine.
  • Mick Karn: Cypriot-English guitarist and songwriter (Japan Dalis Car NiNa and JBK) (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • 14 people named 1st life peers in the UK
  • Ted Williams is fined $250 for spitting at Boston fans again
  • The first life peerage under the Life Peerages Act 1958 is created in the United Kingdom.
  • Explorer program: Explorer 4 is launched.
  • Elizabeth II gives her son and heir apparent The Prince Charles the customary title of Prince of Wales.

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Books

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

Strangers When We Meet

By: Evan Hunter

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A Summer Place

By: Sloan Wilson

First published in 1958 and then turned into a film of the same name in 1959 featuring Troy Donahue, Sandra Dee, Dorothy McGuire and Richard Egan, this classic romance is available

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The Best Of Dear Abby

By: Abigail Van Buren

A compilation of the most provocative questions and the wisest and wittiest answers to appear in "Dear Abby"'s thirty-three years of syndication.

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The King Must Die

By: Mary Renault

The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

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