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Friday 12 November 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul McNamee and Olivier Hutman. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. The Last Time I Saw Paris, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Howdy Doody.
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TV Series

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

War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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Producers' Showcase

Starring: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Country: United States

The Donald O'Connor Show

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Sidney Miller, Joyce Cunning

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Last Time I Saw Paris

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Désirée

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon

Country: United States

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Drum Beat

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Summer Interlude

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin

Country: United States

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White Christmas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Ellis Island, immigration station in New York Harbor, closes, after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Woodland life
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Brubeck -- Nov. 8, 1954
  • Life: Dorothy Dandridge

Books

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

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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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

An aiplane book. one of Ernie Gann's finest, if not the best. It was eventually made into a movie that was nominated for the Oscar and the song won.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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