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Thursday 17 June 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Linn-Baker in Saint Louis and Len Davies. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Caine Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Center Stage.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1954

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Movies

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States

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Silver Lode

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: John Payne, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea, Dolores Moran

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Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States

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Them!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness

Country: United States

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The Yellow Tomahawk

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Peggie Castle, Noah Beery Jr., Warner Anderson

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TV Series

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

Center Stage

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

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Fast and Loose

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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The Adventures of Falcon

Written by: Michael Arlen

Starring: Charles McGraw, James Flavin, Douglas Kennedy, Paul Bryar

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • CIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co)
  • Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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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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