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Friday 29 October 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anita Meijer and Herman Ronald Frazier. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Summer Interlude

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin

Country: United States

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White Christmas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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Carmen Jones

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey

Country: United States

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The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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Producers' Showcase

Starring: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Country: United States

The Donald O'Connor Show

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Sidney Miller, Joyce Cunning

Country: United States

December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anita Meijer: Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion).
  • Herman Ronald Frazier: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- 400m / 4x400m runner (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Kip Young: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Detroit Tigers for 2 seasons in 1978-79.
  • Lee Child: English author.
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Facts:
  • Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership
  • Sweden begins experimental TV

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Big 10 look fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Billy Graham -- Oct. 25, 1954
  • Life: Political campaigns

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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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

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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