Tuesday September 27, 1955

US date format: 9/27/1955, UK date format: 27/9/1955

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 27, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sheila Martines and Carlene Carter. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Desperate Hours, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crossroads.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Desperate Hours

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott

Country: United States of America

Touch and Go

Directed by: Michael Truman

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Margaret Johnston, June Thorburn, John Fraser

The Trouble with Harry

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Edmund Gwenn, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States of America

The McConnell Story

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Alan Ladd, June Allyson, James Whitmore, Frank Faylen

The Girl Rush

Directed by: Robert Pirosh

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Fernando Lamas, Eddie Albert, Gloria DeHaven

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Jungle Jim

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Huston, Dean Fredericks, Tamba

Country: United States of America

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Starring: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Written by: George W. Trendle, Fran Striker

Starring: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Vic Perrin

Country: United States of America

I Spy

Directed by: Betty Thomas

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Books

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

Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

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

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 .

Band Of Angels

By: Robert Penn Warren

First published in 1955, Band of Angels is one of the most searing and vivid fictional accounts of the Civil War era ever written.

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.

The Tree Of Man

By: Patrick White

Stan Parker, with only a horse and a dog for company journeys to a remote patch of land he has inherited in the Australian hills.


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