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Monday 11 October 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vojislav Seselj and Danny Sugerman. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. White Christmas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Producers' Showcase.
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TV Series

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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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The Lineup

Starring: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed

Country: United States

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Project XX

Starring: Alexander Scourby

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

White Christmas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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Carmen Jones

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey

Country: United States

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The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Country: United States

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Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Vojislav Seselj: Serbian politician.
  • Danny Sugerman: American writer, a screenwriter and the manager of the 1960’s group, "The Doors," Sugerman co-wrote, with Jerry Hopkins, a best-selling biography of Jim Morrison titled "No One Gets Out Alive.
  • David Michaels: American epidemiologist and politician.
  • Vojislav Šešelj: Serbian lawyer and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia.
  • Atsuko Takahata: Japanese actress.
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Facts:
  • On Your Toes opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ad caeli Reginam
  • First Indochina War: The Viet Minh take control of North Vietnam.

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  • Life: Conquest of K2
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marlon Brando -- Oct. 11, 1954
  • Life: Thai visitor

Books

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

Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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A Child Of The Century

By: Ben Hecht

Book by Hecht, Ben

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The Fall Of A Titan

By: Igor Gouzenko

Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

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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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