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Thursday 14 October 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carole Malone and Mordechai Vanunu. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. White Christmas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Wicked Pavilion by Dawn Powell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Halls of Ivy.
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TV Series

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

Sherlock Holmes

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

Country: United States

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December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Lineup

Starring: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed

Country: United States

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Project XX

Starring: Alexander Scourby

Country: United States

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Movies

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

White Christmas

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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Carmen Jones

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey

Country: United States

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The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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A Star Is Born

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson

Country: United States

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Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Conquest of K2
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marlon Brando -- Oct. 11, 1954
  • Life: Thai visitor

Books

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

The Wicked Pavilion

By: Dawn Powell

The “Wicked Pavilion” of the title is the Café Julien, where everybody who is anybody goes to recover from failed love affairs and to pursue new ones, to cadge money, to

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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But We Were Born Free

By: Elmer Holmes Davis

Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

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The Long Ships

By: Frans G. Bengtsson

Frans Gunnar Bengtsson’s The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world of the tenth century AD when the Vikings roamed and rampaged from the northern fastnesses of Scandinavia down to the Mediterranean.

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