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Wednesday 8 December 1954

1954-12-08

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Utopia, directed by Lo Joannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Utopia

Utopia

Directed by: Lo Joannon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair

Country: United States

The Country Girl

The Country Girl

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden

Country: United States

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Destry

Destry

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger

Country: United States

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

The Last Time I Saw Paris

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

War in the Air

War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

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

Country: United States

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Producers' Showcase

Producers' Showcase

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

Country: United States

The Donald O'Connor Show

The Donald O'Connor Show

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin

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

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

Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

books

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The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane

The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

hardbound historical novel

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