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Wednesday 11 August 1954

1954-08-11

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Robinson Crusoe, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Robinson Crusoe

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernndez, Felipe de Alba

Country: United States

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Magnificent Obsession

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Pushover

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 August 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • BC Lions plays its 1st CF game, they lose to Montreal Alouettes, 22-0
  • Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ years of fighting in Indochina between French and Communist Vietminh.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1954 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Rosemary Clooney - This Ole House
  2. The High And The Mighty - Victor Young & His Orchestra
  3. They Were Doin' The Mambo - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  4. Tony Bennett - Cinnamon Sinner

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Cowboy and son
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. -- Aug. 9, 1954
  • Life: Summer show biz

Books

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

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

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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