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Wednesday 28 September 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephane Dion and Stéphane Dion. In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. The Desperate Hours, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Band Of Angels by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The 20th Century-Fox Hour.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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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Sergeant Preston of the Yukon

Written by: George W. Trendle, Fran Striker

Starring: Dick Simmons, Yukon King, Vic Perrin

Country: United States

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Brave Eagle

Starring: Keith Larsen, Anthony Numkena, Kim Winona, Bert Wheeler

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Killer's Kiss

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith

Country: United States

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Journey to Italy

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban

Country: United States

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The Man from Laramie

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 September 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
  • St. Wenceslas
  • French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
  • Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
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Facts:
  • 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, NC (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Books

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

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.

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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.

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Grandfather Stories

By: Samuel Hopkins Adams

Book by Adams, Samuel Hopkins

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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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