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Saturday 1 May 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ray Parker Jr and Alan Poul. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's My Boy.
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Movies

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Johnny Guitar

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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Elephant Walk

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

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Witness to Murder

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Gary Merrill, Jesse White

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Rails Into Laramie

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: John Payne, Mari Blanchard, Dan Duryea, Joyce Mackenzie

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Carnival Story

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger, George Nader

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TV Series

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Duffy's Tavern

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tom Tyler: Actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50.
Facts:
  • HSA-UWC Forms (Unification Church) (Moonies)
  • WAPA TV channel 4 in San Juan, PR (NBC / SFN) begins broadcasting
  • 80th Kentucky Derby: Raymond York aboard Determine wins in 2:03.
  • Bishops publish Mandement (member socialist organization forbidden).
  • The Unification Church is founded in South Korea.

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Taft Story

By: William S. White

Taft Story, The, by White, William S.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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The Desperate Hours

By: Joseph Hayes

A Play, base on the novel of the same name. The story of a prison escape set in Indiana. Book includes set designs, lighting instructions, etc.

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Bless This House

By: Norah Lofts

The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

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