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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Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1954
TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1954

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
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Books

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson

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Books

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier

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Books

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone

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Books

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes

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Old Journal Ads

No harsh bitterness (1954)No harsh bitterness (1954)
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Old Journal Ads

Santa Fe Railways Santa Fe  Now on Super Chief and El Capitan... Indian Guides across New Mexico (1954)Santa Fe Railways Santa Fe Now on Super Chief and El Capitan... Indian Guides across New Mexico (1954)
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Alcoa Steamship Companys Caribbean  Announcing Alcoa Cruises To The Caribbean (1954)Alcoa Steamship Companys Caribbean Announcing Alcoa Cruises To The Caribbean (1954)
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