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Monday 12 July 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marika Lagercrantz and Eric Adams. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Earrings of Madame de..., directed by Max Ophls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Whistler.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Malta Story

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel

Country: United States

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Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jos Ferrer, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Perrault

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

The Lone Wolf

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1954 ?

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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  • President Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system
  • Major League Baseball Players Association founded.

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Life magazine


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

The Taft Story

By: William S. White

Taft Story, The, by White, William S.

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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Mrs. Candy Strikes It Rich

By: Robert Tallant

Loveable Louisiana humor from a literary master. This comic novel about life in the French Quarter features Mrs. Eustacia Candy Petit, who crashes into Crescent City society after oil is discovered

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Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

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