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Monday 9 August 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Mongin and Alex Hill. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Rear Window, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Toi et moi.
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Movies

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Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States

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The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

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

Country: United States

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King Richard and the Crusaders

Directed by: David Butler

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

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Broken Lance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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Susan Slept Here

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Glenda Farrell

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TV Series

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Toi et moi

Directed by: Not specifed

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Gamble on Love

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Center Stage

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Mongin: French senior official, prefect, CEO of RATP Group from July 2006 to 30 April 2015, and Deputy CEO of GDF Suez since 1 May 2015.
  • Alex Hill: Scottish meteorologist who entered TV as a weatherman for Scotland Today, 1981-1984.
  • Ray Jennings: South African cricketer and coach.
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Planetary positions on August 09, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Never Victorious, Never Defeated

By: Taylor Caldwell

Personal Name: Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985. Main Title: Never victorious, never defeated. Published/Created: New York, McGraw-Hill [1954] Description: 549 p. 21 cm.

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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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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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Bless This House

By: Norah Lofts

The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

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