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Monday 5 July 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leni Bjorklund and Alfred Portale. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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 5 July 1954 ?

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leni Bjorklund: Swedish politician.
  • Alfred Portale: American chef, author and restaurateur known as a pioneer in the New American cuisine movement.
  • Jimmy Crespo: American guitarist and songwriter (Aerosmith and Stress).
  • John Wright: New Zealand cricketer and coach.
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  • B-52A bomber made its maiden flight
  • The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.
  • The Andhra Pradesh High Court is established.

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

The Royal Box

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Politics, intrigue, and the affairs of high society were all at home in The Royal Box. But on the evening Lady Laura Whitford secured the theater's most prestigious seats for her entourage, murder made its debut.

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Pictures From An Institution

By: Randall Jarrell

Beneath the unassuming surface of a progressive women’s college lurks a world of intellectual pride and pomposity awaiting devastation by the pens of two brilliant and appalling wits.

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The Taft Story

By: William S. White

Taft Story, The, by White, William S.

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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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