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Wednesday 12 May 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Eudeline and Alain Grinda. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fast and Loose.
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Movies

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States

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Three Coins in the Fountain

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Monster from the Ocean Floor

Directed by: Wyott Ordung

Starring: Anne Kimbell, Stuart Wade, Dick Pinner, Wyott Ordung

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Johnny Guitar

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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The Miami Story

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

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TV Series

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Fast and Loose

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Running Wild

Directed by: Alex Ranarivelo

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Art Linkletter and the Kids

Directed by: Maxwell Shane

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The Windmill Family

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Desperate Hours

By: Joseph Hayes

A Play, base on the novel of the same name. The story of a prison escape set in Indiana. Book includes set designs, lighting instructions, etc.

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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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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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Away All Boats

By: Kenneth Dodson

A vivid portrayal of the officers and sailors of the fictional amphibious transport USS Belinda in the Pacific of World War II.

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