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Thursday 15 July 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tarak Dhiab and John Ferguson. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, directed by Stanley Donen, 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 Red Skelton Revue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards

Country: United States

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The Earrings of Madame de...

Directed by: Max Ophls

Starring: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica

Country: United States

Malta Story

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel

Country: United States

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Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jos Ferrer, Van Johnson

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 15 July 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
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Facts:
  • 1st coml jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)
  • KOCO TV channel 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WBOC TV channel 16 in Salisbury, MD (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • First flight of the Boeing 367-80, prototype for both the Boeing 707 and C-135 series.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Pier Angeli
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Mendes-France -- July 12, 1954
  • Life: Cartoonists USA

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

The scenes range from Paris to Connecticut, from London to South America; for the reason that Time and Time Again is the story of Charles Anderson, who post in the British Foreign Service took him to many parts of the ...

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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Videogames

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