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Monday 29 December 1958

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Curt Allen Byrum in Onida and Nancy J Currie. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The General Electric College Bowl.
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TV Series

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

Jazz Casual

Starring: Ralph J. Gleason

Country: United States

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The Soupy Sales Show

Starring: Soupy Sales, Clyde Adler, Frank Nastasi, Maureen Bailey

Country: United States

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Pursuit

Starring: Robert Alda, Warner Anderson, Lew Ayres, Jimmy Baird

Country: United States

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Cimarron City

Starring: George Montgomery, John Smith, Audrey Totter, Dan Blocker

Country: United States

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Man with a Camera

Starring: Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Bell Book and Candle

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

Country: United States

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer

Country: United States

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Some Came Running

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine

Country: United States

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A Night to Remember

Directed by: Roy Baker

Starring: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

Country: United States

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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Robert Donat, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1958 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Doris Humphrey: US dancer/choreographer (Dances of Women), dies at age 63.
Facts:
  • Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in NFL championship game
  • TV soap Young Dr Malone debuts
  • Rebel troops under Che Guevara begin to invade Santa Clara, Cuba. Fulgencio Batista resigns two days later, on the night of the 31st.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wall Street Bull -- Dec. 29, 1958
  • Life: Showbiz special double issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miyoshi Umeki and Pat Suzuki -- Dec. 22, 1958

Books

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

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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The King Must Die

By: Mary Renault

The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick.

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The Great Chicago Fire

By: Robert Cromie

One of the best narrative histories ever written about the devastating fire has been reprinted in this oversized, illustrated edition. Over 150 photos and illustrations.

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The Ugly American

By: William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick

The multi-million-copy bestseller that coined the phrase for tragic American blunders abroad. In the episode that lends the book its title, the "ugly American" is Homer Atkins, a plain and plain-spoken man, who has been sent by the U.S.

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