It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • La RondeLa Ronde
    directed by Max Ophls
    starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani
  • Beat the DevilBeat the Devil
    directed by John Huston
    starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
  • Creature from the Black LagoonCreature from the Black Lagoon
    directed by Jack Arnold
    starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning
  • The Naked JungleThe Naked Jungle
    directed by Byron Haskin
    starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 20 March 1954 ?

Holidays
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
  • International Astrology Day
  • New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
  • The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
  • Saint Wulfram (d.704)

Facts
  • King & I closes at St. James Theater NYC after 1246 performances
  • 1st newspaper vending machine used (Columbia Pennsylvania)
  • First newspaper vending machine used (Columbia, Pennsylvania).
  • The King and I closes at Saint James Theater in New York City after 1246 performances.

Famous People born
Jim Seales in Hamilton: Alabama, USA; singer (Shenandoah - "Sunday in the South").
Charlie Simmer in Ontario: Canada; NHL Left winger (Los Angeles Kings).
Mike Francesa: American sports talk show host
Liana Kanelli: Greek journalist and politician

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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

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 Star of the TV show 'Dragnet'
Star of the TV show 'Dragnet'
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Books

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

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Books

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

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Books

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

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Books

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

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Old Journal Ads

Evinrude Outboard Boat Motor Sailboat (1954)Evinrude Outboard Boat Motor Sailboat (1954)
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Chevrolet Car (1954)Chevrolet Car (1954)
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TWA Airline  Travel Guides to Europe (1954)TWA Airline Travel Guides to Europe (1954)
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