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Friday 18 June 1954

1954-06-18

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Caine Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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

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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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Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Them!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon

Country: United States

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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Perrault

Country: United States

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Hobson's Choice

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Gladu: American father of Stephani Gladu who was conceived by artificial insemination, with his sperm, but without his permission.
  • William Beard: Rock drummer (Face To Face).
  • Jennifer : French disco singer, known for her hit single "Do it for me" in 1976.
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Facts:
  • Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán steps down in a CIA-sponsored military coup, triggering a bloody civil war that continues for more than 35 years.
  • The world's first atomic power station opens at Obninsk, near Moscow.
  • The Common Nordic Labor Market Act comes into effect.
  • The United States officially begins using the international unit of the nautical mile, equal to 6,076.11549nbspft. or 1,852 meters.
  • Food rationing in Great Britain ends with the lifting of restrictions on sale and purchase of meat, 14 years after it began early in World War II and nearly a decade after the war's end.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: California look fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Robert Oppenheimer -- June 14, 1954
  • Life: Arctic barrens

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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