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Wednesday, 29 December 1954

1954-12-29

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Animal Farm, directed by Joy Batchelor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Animal Farm

Animal Farm

Directed by: Joy Batchelor

Starring: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham

Country: United States

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Vera Cruz

Vera Cruz

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel

Country: United States

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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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There's No Business Like Show Business

There's No Business Like Show Business

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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Utopia

Utopia

Directed by: Lo Joannon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Bob Cummings Show

The Bob Cummings Show

Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States

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Look

Look

Starring: Peter Scott

Country: United Kingdom

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Celebrity Playhouse

Celebrity Playhouse

Starring: Scott Brady, Angela Lansbury, Howard Duff, Philip Carey

Country: United States

Crunch and Des

Crunch and Des

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Sandy Kenyon

Country: United States

My Friend Flicka

My Friend Flicka

Starring: Frank Ferguson, Gene Evans, Johnny Washbrook, Anita Louise

Country: United States

Find out your future

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

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

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

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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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."

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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.

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The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

novel

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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