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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 Armand Parmentier and Situ Rinpoche. 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 Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Betty White Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Betty White Show

Starring: James Brown, Frank De Vol, Arthur Duncan, Vincent Price

Country: United States

Woman with a Past

Starring: Constance Ford, Geraldine Brooks, Felice Camargo, Barbara Myers

Country: United States

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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Inner Sanctum

Starring: Edward Binns, Rusty Lane, Warren Stevens, Paul Stewart

Country: United States

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • Matt Groening: Cartoonist (Life in Hell, Simpsons).
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Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Which hairstyle
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Heinz Nordoff -- Feb. 15, 1954
  • Life: Turtle on beach coral reef

Books

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

Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

An aiplane book. one of Ernie Gann's finest, if not the best. It was eventually made into a movie that was nominated for the Oscar and the song won.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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