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Tuesday 25 October 1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Darwin and Gale Hurd. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Picnic, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Matinee Theatre.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Captain Kangaroo

Written by: Bob Claver

Starring: Robert Keeshan

Country: United States

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Starring: Alfred Hitchcock

Country: United States

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The Honeymooners

Written by: Jackie Gleason

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows, Joyce Randolph

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field

Country: United States

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo

Country: United States

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Oklahoma!

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson

Country: United States

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The Desperate Hours

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
  • Danny Darwin: American pro baseball pitcher.
  • Gale Hurd: American producer of noted films during the '90s that include "Terminator," "Aliens," and "Raising Cain.
  • Glynis Barber: South African-English actress.
  • Robin Eubanks: American trombonist and educator (SFJAZZ Collective).
  • Matthias Jabs: German guitarist and songwriter (Scorpions).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
  • Branch Rickey steps down as GM of the Pirates
  • Tappan sells 1st microwave oven

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ten Commandments
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Moore -- Oct. 24, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7432

Books

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

Onions In The Stew

By: Betty MacDonald

Reading Betty MacDonald's books has taught me much in the way of tolerance and friendship even as an adult in my late 20's .

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The Great Man

By: Al Morgan

Binding tight. Second printing. X library. Some wear to dust jacket. Great reading copy

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These Lovers Fled Away

By: Howard Spring

These Lovers Fled Away

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Me And Kit

By: Guthrie McClintic

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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