Saturday August 14, 1954

US date format: 8/14/1954, UK date format: 14/8/1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Fidrych and Lincoln Diaz-Balart. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Boot Polish, directed by Prakash Arora, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paradise Island.
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Movies

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Boot Polish

Boot Polish

Directed by: Prakash Arora

Starring: Kumari Naaz, Rattan Kumar, David Abraham, Chand Burke

Her Twelve Men

Her Twelve Men

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn

The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber

Directed by: Muriel Box

Starring: Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Donald Sinden, Paul Rogers

Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Raid

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, New York (NBC) begins

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Paradise Island

Paradise Island

Directed by: Bert Glennon

Gamble on Love

Gamble on Love

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Directed by: James Ferguson

The Marriage

The Marriage

Directed by: Blerta Zeqiri

Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque

A Time To Love And A Time To Die

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From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front.

A Wreath For The Enemy by Pamela Frankau

A Wreath For The Enemy

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'In my youth...I had an overwhelming passion to be like other people. Other people were a whole romantic race, miles beyond my reach.

Bless This House by Norah Lofts

Bless This House

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The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation by Edward Streeter

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation

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Book by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by Edward Streeter, Leslie, F. Andrew, Streeter, Edward

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

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I'll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth in collaboration with Mike Connolly and Gerold Frank. 1954 hardcover published by Frederick Fell, Inc.,


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