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Tuesday 10 August 1954

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Overton and Peter Endrulat. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Magnificent Obsession, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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Movies

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Magnificent Obsession

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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Pushover

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 10 August 1954

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TV Series

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

Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Facts:
  • Netherlands Indonesian Union breaks up
  • Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with record 4,870 wins.
  • At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Saint Lawrence Seaway is held.

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Music Charts

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Books

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Pictures From An Institution

By: Randall Jarrell

Beneath the unassuming surface of a progressive women’s college lurks a world of intellectual pride and pomposity awaiting devastation by the pens of two brilliant and appalling wits.

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The Fall Of A Titan

By: Igor Gouzenko

Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

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Forty Plus And Fancy Free

By: Emily Kimbrough

Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

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But We Were Born Free

By: Elmer Holmes Davis

Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

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