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Saturday, 20 March 1954

1954-03-20

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

La Ronde

La Ronde

Directed by: Max Ophls

Starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani

Country: United States

Beat the Devil

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

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

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

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

Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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The Betty White Show

The Betty White Show

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

Country: United States

Waterfront

Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Woman with a Past

Woman with a Past

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

Country: United States

Stories of the Century

Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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Find out your future

Find out your future

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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.

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

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Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

1954 Copyright: by Irving Stone- A novel of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.

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The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

novel

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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