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Saturday 26 April 1958

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Johnny "Earl of" Dumfries and Ingolf Lück. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Twilight Time by The Platters. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. Bob le Flambeur, directed by Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Anatomy Of A Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jefferson Drum.
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TV Series

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

Jefferson Drum

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

Country: United States

Walt Disney Presents: Annette

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Annette Funicello, Steve Stevens

Country: United States

J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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J.P. Patches

Starring: Chris Wedes, Jack Armstrong, Don Einarsen, Bill Gerald

Country: United States

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Monitor

Starring: Huw Wheldon, John Berger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Bob le Flambeur

Directed by: Melville

Starring: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy

Country: United States

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Touch of Evil

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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The Long, Hot Summer

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa

Country: United States

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The Young Lions

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin

Country: United States

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Teacher's Pet

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • Final run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York City after 68 years, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Kennedy family
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alec Guinness -- Apr. 21, 1958
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7560

Books

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

The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

A collection of New York Times–bestselling novels about wealth, power, ambition, and the American Dream from “a wonderful storyteller” (A. Scott Berg). From one of the most prolific and widely read authors of the twentieth century, these three mesmerizing turn-of-the-century ...

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and ...

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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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