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Sunday 30 October 1955

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shanna Reed and Heidi Heitkamp. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Guys and Dolls, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Spin and Marty.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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Movies

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

Guys and Dolls

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra

Country: United States

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field

Country: United States

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo

Country: United States

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Oklahoma!

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson

Country: United States

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The Desperate Hours

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1955 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
Famous Birthdays:
  • Shanna Reed: Kansas City, Kansas -- Actress (Major Dad, Mirrors).
  • Heidi Heitkamp: American lawyer and politician 28th Attorney General of North Dakota.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ten Commandments
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Moore -- Oct. 24, 1955
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7432

Books

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

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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The American West

By: Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

This truly magnificent book recreates with a wealth of rare pictures and vivid authoritative text the tremendous epic of the American West.

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The Notebooks Of Major Thompson

By: Pierre Daninos

Fictional observations of Major Thompson on the mannerisms of the French and English.

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Onions In The Stew

By: Betty MacDonald

Reading Betty MacDonald's books has taught me much in the way of tolerance and friendship even as an adult in my late 20's .

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