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Wednesday 28 April 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wayne Madsen and Vic Sotto. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, 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. On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Three Coins in the Fountain

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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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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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 28 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wayne Madsen: American investigative journalist, columnist and blogger of "The Madsen Report.
  • Vic Sotto: Filipino actor, host, comedian, and film producer.
  • Timothy Curley: American educator.
  • Michael Jackson: American politician 3rd Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
  • Ron Zook: American football player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leon Jouhaux: French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1879).
Facts:
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles accuses Communist China of sending combat troops to Indo-China to train the Viet Minh guerrillas.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Grace Kelly
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Briggs S. Cunningham -- Apr. 26, 1954
  • Life: Hbomb test

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

The scenes range from Paris to Connecticut, from London to South America; for the reason that Time and Time Again is the story of Charles Anderson, who post in the British Foreign Service took him to many parts of the ...

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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