It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- La Ronde
directed by Max Ophls
starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani
- Beat the Devil
directed by John Huston
starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
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Which were the important events of Friday, 09 April 1954 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
Famous People born
Dennis Quaid in Houston
- WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC / CBS) begins broadcasting
: Texas, USA; actor (The Big Easy, Dreamscape, The Right Stuff).
Iain Duncan Smith
: British politician
Famous People died
Philip Greeley Clapp
: Composer, dies at 65
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1954 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in April 1954 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Fire In The Ashes
by Theodore Harold White
This is the story of a new Europe rising from the ashes of despair - and of America's great adventure as leader of the Western world. [...]
The Mind Alive
by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet
1954. First Edition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.., 333 pages. 1 lb 6 oz. (Dark Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine).
A Man Called Peter
by Catherine Marshall
In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I [...]
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