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Thursday 26 May 1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Candace L Collins and Masaharu Morimoto. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Othello, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
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TV Series

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

Science Fiction Theatre

Starring: Truman Bradley

Country: United States

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Stage 7

Starring: Dan Barton, Gordon Mills, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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TV Reader's Digest

Starring: Gene Raymond, Hugh Reilly

Country: United States

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The Benny Hill Show

Starring: Benny Hill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Soldiers of Fortune

Starring: John Russell, Chick Chandler

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Othello

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Michel MacLiammir, Robert Coote

Country: United States

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This Island Earth

Directed by: Joseph Newman

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason

Country: United States

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Love Me or Leave Me

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael

Country: United States

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Kiss Me Deadly

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • 7th Heaven opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade
  • Conservatives win British parliamentary election.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Actress Leslie Caron
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anthony Eden -- May 23, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7410

Books

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

No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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Essays In The Public Philosophy

By: Walter Lippmann

Politics. First edition stated. Blue cloth covers rubbed, corners and spine ends bumped, faint glass ring on the front. Interior clean and tight, pages toned.

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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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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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