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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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

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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


Not As a Stranger

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."

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.

The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box

by Frances Parkinson Keyes


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Old Journal Ads

Naturally She Prefers Color Nice Zee Tissue (1954)Naturally She Prefers Color Nice Zee Tissue (1954)
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Convair Airplane Ad, Convair-Liner, Douglas DC-7 + (1954)Convair Airplane Ad, Convair-Liner, Douglas DC-7 + (1954)
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Scandinavian Airlines Systems Autumn tour of Europe  Golden Autumn Tours of Europe (1954)Scandinavian Airlines Systems Autumn tour of Europe Golden Autumn Tours of Europe (1954)
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