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..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • La RondeLa Ronde
    directed by Max Ophls
    starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani
  • Beat the DevilBeat the Devil
    directed by John Huston
    starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Friday, 09 April 1954 ?

Holidays
  • 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.

Facts
  • WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC / CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous People born
Dennis Quaid in Houston: 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
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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Richard A. Butler -- Apr. 5, 1954
TIME Magazine Cover: Richard A. Butler -- Apr. 5, 1954
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Books

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

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Books

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

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Books

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

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Books

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

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Old Journal Ads

Jello (1954)Jello (1954)
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Fords Mercury (1954)Fords Mercury (1954)
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Old Journal Ads

Paul Jones Whiskey (1954)Paul Jones Whiskey (1954)
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