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Friday 30 December 1955

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dindo Yogo . In UK Mambo Italiano by Rosemary Clooney & The Mellomen was in the top 5 hits. All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chevron Hall of Stars.
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TV Series

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

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

All That Heaven Allows

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Arm

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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Day the World Ended

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens

Country: United States

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Tarantula

Directed by: Jack Arnold

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

Country: United States

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Diabolique

Directed by: H.G. Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Vra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dindo Yogo: Congolese singer (Viva La Musica Langa Langa Stars and Zaiko Langa Langa) (d. 2000).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1955 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Al Hibbler - He
  2. Roger Williams - Autumn Leaves
  3. (I'm Getting) Nuttin' For Christmas - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
Top #10 songs in the UK
  1. Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney & The Mellomen
  2. Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around The Clock
  3. Dickie Valentine - Christmas Alphabet
  4. The Finger Of Suspicion - Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers
  5. The Four Aces - Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
  6. No One But You - Billy Eckstine
  7. Ronnie Hilton - I Still Believe
  8. Winifred Atwell - Let's Have A Ding Dong
  9. Max Bygraves - Meet Me On The Corner
  10. Ruby Murray - Heartbeat

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Books

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

A Charmed Life

By: Mary McCarthy

The life of a writer is flipped upside down when she reconnects with her roots—and her remarried ex-husband—in this witty autobiographical novel by bestselling author Mary McCarthyFormer actress and budding playwright

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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The Edge Of The Sea

By: Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

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