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Monday 1 March 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Bach in Warren and Janis Gill in Torrance. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Creature from the Black Lagoon, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Betty White Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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The Glenn Miller Story

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Betty White Show

Starring: James Brown, Frank De Vol, Arthur Duncan, Vincent Price

Country: United States

Woman with a Past

Starring: Constance Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Felice Camargo, Barbara Myers

Country: United States

Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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Inner Sanctum

Starring: Edward Binns, Rusty Lane, Warren Stevens, Paul Stewart

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US house of reps injuring 5 reps
  • In spring training, Ted Williams breaks his collarbone
  • US explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll.
  • Ted Williams fractures collarbone in first game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War.
  • Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum, Sudan, 30 die.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1954?

  • Life: Rita Moreno
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nathan M. Pusey -- Mar. 1, 1954
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Books

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

Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

An aiplane book. one of Ernie Gann's finest, if not the best. It was eventually made into a movie that was nominated for the Oscar and the song won.

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Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

The scenes range from Paris to Connecticut, from London to South America; for the reason that Time and Time Again is the story of Charles Anderson, who post in the British Foreign Service took him to many parts of the ...

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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