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Thursday 5 August 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda in The Bronx and Richard Preston. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Robinson Crusoe, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Fall Of A Titan by Igor Gouzenko was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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TV Series

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

Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Magnificent Obsession

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Pushover

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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Broken Lance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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Facts:
  • Patty Berg wins LPGA World Golf Championshio

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Summer show biz
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Do-it-Yourself -- Aug. 2, 1954
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Fall Of A Titan

By: Igor Gouzenko

Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

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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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The Mind Alive

By: Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet

1954. First Edition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.., 333 pages. 1 lb 6 oz. (Dark Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine). The

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The Tunnel Of Love

By: Peter De Vries

Harking from the golden age of fiction set in American suburbia—the school of John Updike and Cheever—this work from the great American humorist Peter De Vries looks with laughter upon its

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