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Wednesday 13 January 1954

1954-01-13

It was Wednesday, 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 13 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vicki McCarty: Los Angeles, California -- Playmate (Sep, 1979).
  • Philippe Bergeroo: French football (soccer) goalkeeper, who earned a total number of three international caps for the French national team during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Richard Blackford: English composer.
  • Trevor Rabin: South African-American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Yes Rabbitt and Manfred Mann's Earth Band).
  • Nikos Sarganis: Greek footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Military rule in Egypt; 318 Mohammedan Brotherhood arrested.

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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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