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Thursday 6 May 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dora Bakoyanni and Tom Abernathy. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast and Loose.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1954

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Movies

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Johnny Guitar

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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The Miami Story

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

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Arrow in the Dust

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Keith Larsen, Tom Tully

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Elephant Walk

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

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Witness to Murder

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Gary Merrill, Jesse White

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TV Series

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

Fast and Loose

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Running Wild

Directed by: Alex Ranarivelo

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Art Linkletter and the Kids

Directed by: Maxwell Shane

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Facts:
  • Roger Bannister runs the first sub-four minute mile.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Desperate Hours

By: Joseph Hayes

A Play, base on the novel of the same name. The story of a prison escape set in Indiana. Book includes set designs, lighting instructions, etc.

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The Gipsy In The Parlour

By: Margery Sharp

Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1953. Book Club Edition, Hardbound, 8.5 inches tall, 249 pages. Meet the Sylvesters, a race of silent, powerful, black-haired giants of Devonshire.

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The Magnificent Bastards

By: Lucy Herndon Crockett

No. D145. Cover art by Ray Pease.

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The Night Of The Hunter

By: Davis Grubb

The bestselling, National Book Award–finalist novel that inspired Charles Laughton’s expressionist horror classic starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by

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