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Wednesday 30 November 1955

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Billy Idol and Daniel Charmeux. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. El, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Spin and Marty.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Day the World Ended

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jack Arnold

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: H.G. Clouzot

Starring: Simone Signoret, Vra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse

Country: United States

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Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Mariko Okada, Rentar Mikuni

Country: United States

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I Died a Thousand Times

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Lori Nelson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 November 1955 ?

  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
  • Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Billy Idol: English rock musician who first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then embarked on a successful solo career, and a series of music videos for songs such as "White Wedding", "Rebel Yell" and "Eyes Without a Face" made him one of the first MTV stars.
  • Daniel Charmeux
  • Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad): British musician.
  • Gordon Liu: Chinese actor.
  • Kevin Conroy: American actor (Batman in the DC animated universe).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pipe Dream opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • Argentine government disbands Peronistic party

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

Life magazine


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

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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By: Harry S. Truman

In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

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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 Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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