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Friday 2 July 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wendy Schaal and Eddie Rouse. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The World of Mr. Sweeney.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jos Ferrer, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon

Country: United States

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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Perrault

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

The Lone Wolf

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1954 ?

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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  • 68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 46 62 97)
  • Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes vs. Pakistan

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

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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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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Of Whales And Men

By: R.B. Robertson

1954 Alfred A. Knopf Edition, illustrated hardcover on whaling

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A Time To Love And A Time To Die

By: Erich Maria Remarque

From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front.

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