It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 December 1954 ?

  • Animal FarmAnimal Farm
    directed by Joy Batchelor
    starring: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham
  • Vera CruzVera Cruz
    directed by Robert Aldrich
    starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel
  • 20000 Leagues Under the Sea20000 Leagues Under the Sea
    directed by Richard Fleischer
    starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas
  • There's No Business Like Show BusinessThere's No Business Like Show Business
    directed by Walter Lang
    starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor
  • UtopiaUtopia
    directed by Lo Joannon
    starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 29 December 1954 ?


Holidays
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

Facts
  • Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being.

Famous People born
Glenn Myernick: Trenton, New Jersey -- US soccer coach (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
Roger Voudouris in Sacramento: California, USA; rock vocalist.
Prince Takamado: of Japan (d. 2002)

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 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


novel

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Hannay Hose Reels Fire Photo (1954)Hannay Hose Reels Fire Photo (1954)
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