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Thursday 12 August 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pat Methany and Sam J Jones in Chicago. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Robinson Crusoe, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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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

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Magnificent Obsession

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

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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Pushover

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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Broken Lance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1954 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Rosemary Clooney - This Ole House
  2. The High And The Mighty - Victor Young & His Orchestra
  3. They Were Doin' The Mambo - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  4. Tony Bennett - Cinnamon Sinner

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1954?

  • Life: Cowboy and son
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joseph W. Martin, Jr. -- Aug. 9, 1954
  • Life: Summer show biz

Books

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

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

By: Lillian Roth

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

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The Mind Alive

By: Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet

1954. First Edition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.., 333 pages. 1 lb 6 oz. (Dark Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine). The

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Mr. Hobbs' Vacation

By: Edward Streeter

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

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A Wreath For The Enemy

By: Pamela Frankau

'In my youth...I had an overwhelming passion to be like other people. Other people were a whole romantic race, miles beyond my reach.

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