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Wednesday 8 December 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harold Hongju Koh and Gadowar Singh Sahota. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Utopia, directed by Lo Joannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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TV Series

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

War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Country Girl

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden

Country: United States

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Destry

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger

Country: United States

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Désirée

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harold Hongju Koh: American lawyer and Obama Administration advisor.
  • Gadowar Singh Sahota: Indian professional wrestler.
  • Caralyn Hawley: American psychic healer who goes by the name Caralyn and shuns the label 'psychic,' preferring to call herself a counselor.
  • Harold Koh: American lawyer, professor and scholar, he served as an advisor for the State Department in the Obama administration beginning with his Senate confirmation in late June 2009.
  • Frits Pirard: Dutch cyclist.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Jetage man
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joao Café Filho -- Dec. 6, 1954
  • Esquire

Books

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

Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

By: Lillian Roth

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

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The Prayers Of Peter Marshall

By: Catherine Marshall

Brand New book.

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Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

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."

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