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Monday 15 February 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Groening and Pema Tönyö Nyinje. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. The Glenn Miller Story, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Life Is Worth Living by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Betty White Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Glenn Miller Story

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1954 ?

  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
Famous Birthdays:
  • Matt Groening: Cartoonist (Life in Hell, Simpsons).
  • Pema Tönyö Nyinje
  • Armand Parmentier: Belgian athlete.
  • Situ Rinpoche: Tibetan Buddhist teacher, he was born into an agricultural family and identified at the age of eighteen months as athe 12th Tai situ Rinpoche and enthroned at Palpung Monastery, the main seat of the Tai Situpas in Eastern Tibet.
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  • 1st bevatron in operation-Berkeley, California
  • WRDW TV channel 12 in Augusta, Georgia (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • First bevatron in operation-Berkeley, California, USA.
  • Canada and the United States agree to construct the Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations in the far northern Arctic regions of Canada and Alaska.

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Sinatra - Young-At-Heart
  2. Answer Me, My Love - Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
  3. At the Darktown Strutters' Ball - Lou Monte
  4. Hilltoppers - From The Vine Came The Grape

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

Life magazine


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

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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Flying Saucers From Outer Space

By: Donald Keyhoe

The author presents the view that there are reasons to believe that flying saucers are real. The book explains the contradictions presented by some and the hope that it will help

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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Triumph And Tragedy

By: Winston S. Churchill

Winston Churchill an exhaustive work of non-fictional account of World War II from his perspective.

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