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Tuesday 12 January 1954

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Howard Stern and Gerasime Patilas. 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 Age Of The Moguls by Stewart H. Holbrook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inner Sanctum.
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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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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 12 January 1954 ?

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Howard Stern: American talk-show host, a shock-jock who reaches some three million listeners every day, a huge audience of people who find his irreverence and scatological humor hilarious.
  • Gerasime Patilas: Greek-British astrologer, selected as the new editor of the Astrological Journal on 9/25/2000.
  • Howard Stern in Roosevelt: New York, USA; "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK).
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  • Queen Elizabeth II opens New Zealand parliament.
  • Avalanches in Austria kill more than 200.

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

The Age Of The Moguls

By: Stewart H. Holbrook

Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, Ford, Drew, Fisk, Harriman, Du Pont, Morgan, Mellon, Insull, Gould, Frick, Schwab, Swift, Guggenheim, Hearst- these are only a few of the foundation giants that have changed the

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The Secret Diary Of Harold L. Ickes

By: Harold L. Ickes

The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes, Volume III: the Lowering Clouds 1939-1941 [Hardcover] Harold L. Ickes (Author)

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Fire In The Ashes

By: Theodore Harold White

This is the story of a new Europe rising from the ashes of despair - and of America's great adventure as leader of the Western world.

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Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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