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Friday 1 October 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard Schlesinger and Milly Carlucci. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Carmen Jones, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching December Bride.
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 30 days ?

Carmen Jones

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey

Country: United States

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The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Country: United States

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Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Country: United States

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Brigadoon

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The George Gobel Show

Starring: George Gobel

Country: United States

The Jimmy Durante Show

Starring: Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom

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The Lineup

Starring: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation.

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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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Videogames

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