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Thursday 15 April 1954

1954-04-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. La Ronde, directed by Max Ophls, 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 ?

La Ronde

Directed by: Max Ophls

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani

Country: United States

Beat the Devil

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida

Country: United States

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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The Glenn Miller Story

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lone Wolf

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United States

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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The Wallace and Ladmo Show

Starring: Mike Condello, Cathy Dresbach, Harry Florian, Dan Horn

Country: United States

Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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The Betty White Show

Starring: James Brown, Frank De Vol, Arthur Duncan, Vincent Price

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Seka : American porn actress director and screenwriter.
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Facts:
  • KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Orioles 1st game in Baltimore beat White Sox 3-1
  • WHO TV channel 13 in Des Moines, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Yankees dedicate a plaque to Edward Barrow

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  • Life: Subteen styles
  • Time: Mushroom cloud from 1952 American H-bomb test over the Marshall Islands
  • Life: The desert

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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