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Tuesday 12 January 1954

1954-01-12

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
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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 12 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerasime Patilas: Greek-British astrologer, selected as the new editor of the Astrological Journal on 9/25/2000.
  • Howard Stern: American talk-show host, a shock-jock who reaches some three million listeners every day, a huge audience of people who find his irreverence and scatological humor hilarious.
  • Howard Stern in Roosevelt: New York, USA; "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK).
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Facts:
  • Queen Elizabeth II opens New Zealand parliament.
  • Avalanches in Austria kill more than 200.

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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

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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