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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

by Morton Thompson


Not As a Stranger

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne

by Daphne du Maurier


The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal

by Irving Stone


1954 Copyright: by Irving Stone- A novel of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.

The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box

by Frances Parkinson Keyes


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Old Journal Ads

Alcoa Steamship Companys Caribbean  Life has a new zest on an Alcoa Caribbean Cruise (1954)Alcoa Steamship Companys Caribbean Life has a new zest on an Alcoa Caribbean Cruise (1954)
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Dutch Boy Flat Wall Enamel Paint  Invitation (1954)Dutch Boy Flat Wall Enamel Paint Invitation (1954)
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FTD Color  Florist Telegraph Delivery / Symbol of Hope (1954)FTD Color Florist Telegraph Delivery / Symbol of Hope (1954)
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