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Friday 23 April 1954

1954-04-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. River of No Return, directed by Otto Preminger, 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

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

River of No Return

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Which were the important events of 23 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tony Atlas: American bodybuilder and wrestler.
  • Stephen Dalton: English air marshal.
  • Lucinda Jenney: American actress.
  • Michael Moore: American filmmaker and provocateur, Moore came to public attention in 1989 with his first documentary, "Roger and Me," about the financial impact on Moore's hometown and surrounding area when General Motors closed down a plant.
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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1954?

  • Life: Hbomb test
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry P. Van Dusen -- Apr. 19, 1954
  • Life: Subteen styles

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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