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Saturday 14 August 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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. The Beachcomber, directed by Muriel Box, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Animals, Men And Myths by Richard Lewinsohn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Toi et moi.
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What the sky looked like on 14 August 1954

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Movies

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

The Beachcomber

Directed by: Muriel Box

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

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Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States

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The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

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

Country: United States

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King Richard and the Crusaders

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Rex Harrison, Virginia Mayo, George Sanders, Laurence Harvey

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Broken Lance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Toi et moi

Directed by: Not specifed

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Gamble on Love

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Center Stage

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, New York (NBC) begins

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 14, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1954 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. What A Dream - Patti Page
  2. Cara Mia - David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra)
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra - Cara Mia
  2. Little Things Mean A Lot - Kitty Kallen
  3. Three Coins In The Fountain - Frank Sinatra
  4. Perry Como - Idle Gossip
  5. Doris Day - Secret Love

Books

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

Animals, Men And Myths

By: Richard Lewinsohn

351 pages. Illustrated. A history of this restless planets beats, birds and other inhabitants, concurrent with a history of mankind.

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But We Were Born Free

By: Elmer Holmes Davis

Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

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Bless This House

By: Norah Lofts

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

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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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