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Thursday 26 August 1954

1954-08-26

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Suddenly, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Suddenly

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason

Country: United States

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The Egyptian

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney

Country: United States

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Sansho the Bailiff

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyko Kagawa

Country: United States

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Robinson Crusoe

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernndez, Felipe de Alba

Country: United States

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Mickey Rooney Show

Starring: Mickey Rooney, John Hubbard, Regis Toomey, Claire Carleton

Country: United States

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Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Duke of Edinburgh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Douglas McKay -- Aug. 23, 1954
  • Life: Basutoland

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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