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Friday 1 January 1954, NewYear’s Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fr David and Richard Edson. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Life Is Worth Living by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Spike Jones Show.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Meet Corliss Archer

Starring: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Country: United States

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The Pinky Lee Show

Starring: Pinky Lee

Country: United States

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Passport to Danger

Written by: Robert C. Dennis

Starring: Cesar Romero

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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The Wild One

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith

Country: United States

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Knights of the Round Table

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1954 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Duff Cooper: British diplomat and writer (Born 1890).
Facts:
  • KSLA TV channel 12 in Shreveport, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WWTV TV channel 9 in Cadillac-Traverse City, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • Yugoslav parliament chairman and Vice President Milovan Djilas criticizes communism.
  • Rose and Cotton Bowl are first sport colorcasts.
  • NBC makes the first coast-to-coast NTSC color broadcast when it telecast the Tournament of Roses Parade , with public demonstrations given across the United States on prototype color receivers.

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Books

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

Life Is Worth Living

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Bishop Fulton Sheen's renowned and inspiring television series, Life Is Worth Living, was watched by millions of viewers from all walks of life and every religious belief.

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The Secret Diary Of Harold L. Ickes

By: Harold L. Ickes

The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes, Volume III: the Lowering Clouds 1939-1941 [Hardcover] Harold L. Ickes (Author)

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The Greatest Faith Ever Known

By: Fulton Oursler

The story of the founding of Christianity and of the men who followed Jesus' steps to spread His word to the world.

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The Unconquered

By: Ben Ames Williams

No dust jacket, clean tight copy

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