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Monday 3 May 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Véronique Nichanian and Jean-Marc Roberts. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Magnificent Bastards by Lucy Herndon Crockett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Three Coins in the Fountain

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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River of No Return

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Beat the Devil

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida

Country: United States

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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The Spike Jones Show

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 May 1954 ?

  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
  • Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Véronique Nichanian: French fashion designer, artistic director of Hermès menswear since 1988.
  • Jean-Marc Roberts: French editor, novelist, and screenwriter, born to an American, Edwin Roberts, and to an Italian comedian.
  • Angela Bofill: American R&B and jazz singer and songwriter.
  • Patti Boulaye: British-Nigerian singer, actress and artist who rose to prominence after winning New Faces in 1978, and was among the leading black British entertainers in the 1970s and 1980s.
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  • KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh and John Patrick.

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Life magazine


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

The Magnificent Bastards

By: Lucy Herndon Crockett

No. D145. Cover art by Ray Pease.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Fire In The Ashes

By: Theodore Harold White

This is the story of a new Europe rising from the ashes of despair - and of America's great adventure as leader of the Western world.

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The Gipsy In The Parlour

By: Margery Sharp

Size: 5 ½ x 8 (approximately)Pages: 247 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback with dust jacket

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