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Friday 19 March 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Pinnell and Indu Shahani. 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. On TV people were watching Public Defender.
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 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 ?

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

Woman with a Past

Starring: Constance Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Felice Camargo, Barbara Myers

Country: United States

Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 March 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charles Pinnell: Horse trainer.
  • Indu Shahani: Indian educator.
  • Cho Kwang-Rae: South Korean football manager.
  • Pierre Falcone: French businessman, the Chairman of Pierson Capital Group with activities in real estate development, transportation infrastructure and oil services in Africa, Latin America and China.
  • Herman José: Portuguese-born humorist known mainly in Portugal for his television appearances, he is the son of a Portuguese woman and a German man.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs. Troy in Madison Square Garden, New York City
  • 1st rocket-driven sled on rails was tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins
  • US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • Weekes, Worrell and Walcott complete tons in innings versus England.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Bobo Rockefeller
  • Time: Star of the TV show 'Dragnet'
  • Life: Arabella Churchill

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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