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Tuesday 8 June 1954

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Hobson's Choice, directed by David Lean, 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.
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Movies

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

Hobson's Choice

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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The High and the Mighty

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day

Country: United States

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Johnny Guitar

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge

Country: United States

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Le Plaisir

Directed by: Max Ophls

Starring: Jean Gabin, Danielle Darrieux, Simone Simon

Country: United States

TV Series

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

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

The Lone Wolf

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United States

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Wallace and Ladmo Show

Starring: Mike Condello, Cathy Dresbach, Harry Florian, Dan Horn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • Greg Ginn: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Black Flag Gone Mojack and Confront James).
  • Kiril of Varna : Bulgarian metropolitan (d. 2013).
  • Sergei Storchak: Russian deputy finance minister.
  • Marios Tokas: Cypriot-Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2008).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan M Turing: British Mathematician (Turing), commits suicide at 41.

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

  • Life: Arctic barrens
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Humphrey Bogart -- June 7, 1954
  • Esquire

Books

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

Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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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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