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

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

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire 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

Packard Car (1954)Packard Car (1954)
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Old Journal Ads

I had no idea ale was so wonderful.I had no idea ale was so wonderful.
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Green Chrysler 2 Dr Car No Shift Drive Signs (1954)Green Chrysler 2 Dr Car No Shift Drive Signs (1954)
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