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Monday 11 January 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Saskia ten Batenburg and John Halloran. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, 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. On TV people were watching Inner Sanctum.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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The Wild One

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith

Country: United States

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Knights of the Round Table

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Inner Sanctum

Starring: Edward Binns, Rusty Lane, Warren Stevens, Paul Stewart

Country: United States

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Meet Corliss Archer

Starring: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Country: United States

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The Pinky Lee Show

Starring: Pinky Lee

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Saskia ten Batenburg: Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk).
  • John Halloran: American astrologer and owner of Halloran software; a Mensa member.
  • Kailash Satyarthi: Kailash Satyarthi is an Indian children's rights activist and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
  • Jaak Aaviksoo: Estonian physicist and politician 26th Estonian Minister of Defence.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emmy Arbous: Dutch actress / cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56.
  • Edgar Tytgat: Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at age 77.
  • Oscar Straus: Austrian Composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83.
Facts:
  • 2 ton locomotive swept into ravine by avalanche 10 die (Austria)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Debutante wardrobe
  • Time: Nuclear submarine advocate
  • Life: US economy rocket

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

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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