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Thursday 25 August 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 25, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hank Haney and Mike Huckabee. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Kokoro, directed by Kon Ichikawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Prince and the Pauper.
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What the sky looked like on 25 August 1955

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Movies

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Kokoro

Directed by: Kon Ichikawa

Starring: Masayuki Mori, Michiyo Aratama, Tatsuya Mihashi, Shôji Yasui

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The Naked Street

Directed by: Maxwell Shane

Starring: Farley Granger, Anthony Quinn, Anne Bancroft, Peter Graves

Country: United States

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The Gun That Won the West

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Paula Raymond, Richard Denning, Chris O'Brien

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Pather Panchali

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Country: United States

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To Hell and Back

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Prince and the Pauper

Directed by: Giles Foster

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Frankie Laine Time

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Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

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Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre

Starring: Jane Wyman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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Facts:
  • Last Soviet forces leave Austria
  • The last Soviet Army occupation forces leave Austria.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 25, 1955 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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The Dinner Party

By: Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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