Sunday July 11, 1954

US date format: 7/11/1954, UK date format: 11/7/1954

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Paolo Beldì and Benny Defranco. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, directed by Stanley Donen, 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 Gamble on Love.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • First White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Mississippi.

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

Country: United States of America

Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Edward Arnold

Susan Slept Here

Susan Slept Here

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

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

Crest of the Wave

Crest of the Wave

Directed by: John Boulting, Roy Boulting

Starring: Gene Kelly, John Justin, Bernard Lee, Jeff Richards

Magnificent Obsession

Magnificent Obsession

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Gamble on Love

Gamble on Love

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Directed by: James Ferguson

The Duke

The Duke

Directed by: Philip Spink

The Marriage

The Marriage

Directed by: Blerta Zeqiri

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1954 is your birthday you're 66 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
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Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell

Never Victorious, Never Defeated

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

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

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

The World In The Evening by Christopher Isherwood

The World In The Evening

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Book by Isherwood, Christopher

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation by Edward Streeter

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation

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Book by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by Edward Streeter, Leslie, F. Andrew, Streeter, Edward

But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis

But We Were Born Free

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Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes


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