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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 Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson was one of the best selling books.
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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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Them!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon

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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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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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1954

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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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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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Books

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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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Cell 2455 Death Row

By: Caryl Chessman

In June 1948, 27-year-old petty criminal Caryl Chessman was sentenced in California on two counts of sexual assault, receiving two death sentences as punishment in a case that remains one of

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The Song Of Ruth

By: Frank G. Slaughter

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Forty Plus And Fancy Free

By: Emily Kimbrough

Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

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