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Thursday 13 May 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Costes and Johnny Logan. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Le Plaisir, directed by Max Ophls, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Man Who Never Was by Ewen Montagu was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Three Coins in the Fountain

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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River of No Return

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Beat the Devil

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida

Country: United States

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 13 May 1954

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TV Series

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

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
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Facts:
  • Pajama Game opens at St. James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak.
  • Robin Roberts gives up a homerun then retires the next 27 men in a row.
  • Labour Party wins British municipal elections.
  • The anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese Middle School students in Singapore, take place.

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Books

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

The Man Who Never Was

By: Ewen Montagu

In the graveyard of the Spanish town of Huelva there lies a British subject. As he died, alone, in the foggy damp of England in the late autumn of 1942, he little thought he would lie under the sunny skies ...

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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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Forty Plus And Fancy Free

By: Emily Kimbrough

Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

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Flying Saucers Have Landed

By: Desmond Leslie and George Adamski

If Adamski and the six companions who swore an affidavit to his Space Man encounter are not trying to pull off a gigantic hoax, then this is quite possibly the greatest

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