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Wednesday 13 January 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vicki McCarty and Philippe Bergeroo. 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 High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Inner Sanctum.
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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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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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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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Movies

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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Hondo

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vicki McCarty: Los Angeles, California -- Playmate (Sep, 1979).
  • Philippe Bergeroo: French football (soccer) goalkeeper, who earned a total number of three international caps for the French national team during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Bruno Coulais: French composer, most widely known for his music on film soundtracks such as "Les Choristes", "Coraline", "The secret of Kells", "Himalaya", "Les Rivières Pourpres", "Brice de Nice" .
  • Richard Blackford: English composer.
  • Trevor Rabin: South African-American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Yes Rabbitt and Manfred Mann's Earth Band).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Military rule in Egypt; 318 Mohammedan Brotherhood arrested.

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

  • Life: Debutante wardrobe
  • Time: Nuclear submarine advocate
  • Life: US economy rocket

Books

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

The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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The Heart Of The Family

By: Elizabeth Goudge

Despite the "crinkled pink petals strewn in the path of those who would have preferred red," four generations of Eliots have survived the War and are moving forward.

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Life Is Worth Living

By: Fulton J. Sheen

Bishop Fulton Sheen's renowned and inspiring television series, Life Is Worth Living, was watched by millions of viewers from all walks of life and every religious belief.

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The Spirit Of St. Louis

By: Charles Lindbergh

Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream

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