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Friday 5 November 1954

1954-11-05

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Drum Beat, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Drum Beat

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Summer Interlude

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin

Country: United States

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White Christmas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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Producers' Showcase

Starring: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Country: United States

The Donald O'Connor Show

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Sidney Miller, Joyce Cunning

Country: United States

December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
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Facts:
  • Japan and Burma sign a separate peace treaty in Rangoon, to end their formal state of war.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1954 ?

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dorothy Dandridge
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harlow H. Curtice -- Nov. 1, 1954
  • Esquire

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

If you had one chance to change history...Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you kill? In Time and Time Again, international best-selling author Ben Elton takes readers on a thrilling journey through early 20th-Century Europe.It's

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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