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Dated Events

  • Real World: January 31. Explorer I, the first successful American satellite, is launched into orbit. Discovery of the Van Allen Radiation Belt.
  • Real World: June 1. Charles de Gaulle becomes leader of France by decree for six months, leaving retirement to do so.

Undated Events


New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Doctor No by Ian Fleming, Methuselah's Children by Robert A. Heinlein.

Notable Films

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Woman, Attack of the Puppet People, Bell, Book and Candle, The Blob, Blood of the Vampire, The Brain Eaters, The Brain from Planet Arous, The Bride and the Beast, The Colossus of New York, The Cosmic Monsters, The Crawling Eye, Curse of the Demon, Earth vs. the Spider, Fiend without a Face, The First Man Into Space
  • The Fly, Frankenstein 1970, Frankenstein's Daughter, From the Earth to the Moon, Giant from the Unknown, Half Human, Horror of Dracula, House on Haunted Hill, How to Make a Monster, I Bury the Living, I Married a Monster from Outer Space, It! The Terror from Beyond Space, The Labors of Hercules, The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold
  • The Lost Missile, The Man and the Monster, Meteor Monster, Missile to the Moon, The Monster of Piedras Blancas, Night of the Ghouls, Quatermass and the Pit, Queen of Outer Space, Return of Dracula, Revenge of Frankenstein, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
  • She Demons, Tarzan and the Trappers (TV movie), Terror from the Year 5000, The Thing that Couldn't Die, Tom Thumb, War of the Colossal Beast, War of the Satellites.

Notable Comic Books

Superman's Girlfriend, Lois Lane #1, Adventure Comics #247 (First Legion of Super-Heroes).

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: The Invisible Man, Quatermass and the Pit.
  • Continuing:
  • Ending:

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