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Saturday 9 January 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lance Hoppens rocker (Orleans - "Still the One" and Philippa Gregory. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inner Sanctum.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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The Wild One

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith

Country: United States

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Knights of the Round Table

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States

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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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The Pinky Lee Show

Starring: Pinky Lee

Country: United States

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Passport to Danger

Written by: Robert C. Dennis

Starring: Cesar Romero

Country: United States

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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Meet Corliss Archer

Starring: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Facts:
  • Bert Olmstead, Montreal Canadiens, ties NHL record of 8 points in game.
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Louise Bogan and Leonie Adams.

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Books

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

The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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Man, Time And Fossils

By: Ruth E. Moore

Man, Time, & Fossils: The Story Of Evolution, by Moore, Ruth

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Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

"Love is Eternal" was the inscription Abraham Lincoln had engraved on the wedding ring he gave Mary Todd. This book tells Mary's own story, especially her romance with Abraham and her years of marriage which were happier than historians generally ...

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