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Thursday 9 December 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Olivier Las Vergnas and Phil Bryant. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. There's No Business Like Show Business, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Untold Story Of Douglas Macarthur by Frazier Hunt 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 ?

There's No Business Like Show Business

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Country Girl

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden

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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Destry

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Olivier Las Vergnas: French astronomer, the chair since 1993 of the French Association of Astronomy and the creator of 'Les Cités des métiers' (a public resource facility to assist with employment and trade).
  • Phil Bryant: American academic and politician 63rd Governor of Mississippi.
  • Herman Finkers: Dutch comedian and actor.
  • Jean-Claude Juncker: Luxembourger lawyer and politician Prime Minister of Luxembourg.
  • Henk Cate: Dutch footballer and manager.
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Facts:
  • Dmitri Sjostakovitsj appointed honored guest of Swed Royal Music Academy

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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
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Books

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

The Untold Story Of Douglas Macarthur

By: Frazier Hunt

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The Fall Of A Titan

By: Igor Gouzenko

Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

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R.S.V.P. Elsa Maxwell'S Own Story

By: Elsa Maxwell

In this 326 page book, Elsa Maxwell tells her fascinating life story, coming from a poor background, becoming a pianist, an accompaniast to a vaudeville star, a song writer, a partner

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A Child Of The Century

By: Ben Hecht

Book by Hecht, Ben

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