Friday August 06, 1954

US date format: 8/6/1954, UK date format: 6/8/1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carl C Perkins and Paul Steigerwald. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Her Twelve Men, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paradise Island.
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Her Twelve Men

Her Twelve Men

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn

The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber

Directed by: Muriel Box

Starring: Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Donald Sinden, Paul Rogers

Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Raid

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

King Richard and the Crusaders

King Richard and the Crusaders

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Rex Harrison, Virginia Mayo, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • WLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Paradise Island

Paradise Island

Directed by: Bert Glennon

Gamble on Love

Gamble on Love

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Directed by: James Ferguson

The Marriage

The Marriage

Directed by: Blerta Zeqiri

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A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque

A Time To Love And A Time To Die

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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.

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne

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The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

The Song Of Ruth by Frank G. Slaughter

The Song Of Ruth

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The song of Ruth;: The Bible's most beautiful heroine-the Old Testament's most memorable love story (Permabooks)

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

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I'll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth in collaboration with Mike Connolly and Gerold Frank. 1954 hardcover published by Frederick Fell, Inc.,

The Tunnel Of Love by Peter De Vries

The Tunnel Of Love

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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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