Thursday October 27, 1955

US date format: 10/27/1955, UK date format: 27/10/1955

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 27, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Michael Shamus Wiles and Debra Bowen. 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. Guys and Dolls, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching St. Ives.
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Holidays

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
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Events

  • Argentine peso devalued
  • Satomi Myodo, renews Zen nun vows and takes Buddhist name of Daien Myodo

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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine

Country: United States of America

The Naked Dawn

The Naked Dawn

Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer

Starring: Arthur Kennedy, Betta St. John, Eugene Iglesias, Roy Engel

Tarantula

Tarantula

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

Country: United States of America

The Tender Trap

The Tender Trap

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne, Celeste Holm

Sincerely Yours

Sincerely Yours

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Liberace, Joanne Dru, Dorothy Malone, Alex Nicol

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Music charts

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TV Series

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St. Ives

St. Ives

Judge Roy Bean

Judge Roy Bean

Penelope

Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

Wanted

Wanted

Directed by: Vitaliy Versace

Fury

Fury

Directed by: David Ayer

Days to next October 27

If October 27, 1955 is your birthday you're 64 years, 9 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 23 days.
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The Deer Park by Norman Mailer

The Deer Park

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Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

Me And Kit by Guthrie McClintic

Me And Kit

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

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

These Lovers Fled Away by Howard Spring

These Lovers Fled Away

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These Lovers Fled Away

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively


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