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Wednesday 16 June 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gary Roberts and Jeffrey S Ashby. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Man with a Million, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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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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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Perrault

Country: United States

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Them!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon

Country: United States

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Hobson's Choice

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie

Country: United States

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Roberts: Rocker (Boomtown Rats).
  • Jeffrey S Ashby: Dallas, Texas -- Astronaut (sk: STS 85).
  • Patrick Quinqueton: French politician, a state councillor, former labor inspector, a member of the Scientific Council and Director of 'Fondation Res Publica.
  • Matthew Muhammad: American boxer and trainer (d. 2014).
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Facts:
  • Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months
  • Ngo Dinh Diem elected President of Vietnam
  • July 4 ampndash the 1954 FIFA World Cup is held in Switzerland

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: California look fashion
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Robert Oppenheimer -- June 14, 1954
  • Life: Arctic barrens

Books

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

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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The Taft Story

By: William S. White

Taft Story, The, by White, William S.

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Dialogues Of Alfred North Whitehead

By: Lucien Price

Philosopher and man of science, Whitehead is the man who went farthest on the road we all must travel. Here, recorded as conversations in his own home and clearly modeled on

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The Mind Alive

By: Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet

1954. First Edition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.., 333 pages. 1 lb 6 oz. (Dark Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine). The

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