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Monday 27 September 1954

1954-09-27

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Barefoot Contessa, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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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Movies

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

The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Country: United States

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Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Country: United States

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Brigadoon

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse

Country: United States

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Ugetsu

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Ky, Kinuyo Tanaka

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The George Gobel Show

Starring: George Gobel

Country: United States

The Jimmy Durante Show

Starring: Jimmy Durante

Country: United States

The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom

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The Lineup

Starring: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ray Hadley: Australian radio and television host.
  • Dmitry Sitkovetsky: Russian violinist and conductor.
  • Larry Wall: American computer programmer and author.
  • Len Matuszek: American baseball player, a right-throwing/left-batting first baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, and Los Angeles Dodgers between 1981 and 1987.
  • Bernadette Manca di Nissa: Italian operatic contralto who has sung leading roles in the principal opera houses of Italy as well as internationally.
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Facts:
  • 1st African American Supreme Court page is CV Bush
  • School integration begins in Washington DC and Baltimore, Maryland, public schools.
  • The nationwide debut of Tonight! (The Tonight Show) hosted by Steve Allen on NBC.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hydrofoils boat
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Reisman -- Sep. 27, 1954
  • Life: Rain forests

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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