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Saturday 30 April 1955

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dimitra Papandreau and Nicolas Hulot. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Daddy Long Legs, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Damon Runyon Theater.
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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 months ?

Daddy Long Legs

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore

Country: United States

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Marty

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti

Country: United States

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The Purple Plain

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than

Country: United States

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Revenge of the Creature

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield

Country: United States

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Blackboard Jungle

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • West German unions protest for 40-hour work week and more wages.
  • Element 101, Mendelevium, is announced.
  • Imperial Bank of India is nationalized.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Prime Minister and Lady Eden
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Walter George -- Apr. 25, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7406

Books

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

The Breaking Wave

By: Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave is one of Nevil Shute’s most poignant and psychologically suspenseful novels, set in the years just after World War II.Sidelined

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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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The Good Shepherd

By: C.S. Forester

"C. S. Forester is the First Admiral of all the seven seas of fiction," wrote John P. Marquand after reading The Good Shepherd.

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The Healer

By: Frank G. Slaughter

A patient dies, Dr. Don Carter is tormented by the fear that he might have been careless. Only Laura, his operating room nurse, could tell him the truth.

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