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Friday 17 September 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joel-Francois Durand and Joël-François Durand. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Sabrina, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Mind Alive by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Studio 57.
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TV Series

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

Project XX

Starring: Alexander Scourby

Country: United States

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Medic

Written by: James E. Moser

Starring: Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Captain Midnight

Starring: Richard Webb, Sid Melton

Country: United States

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The Mickey Rooney Show

Starring: Mickey Rooney, John Hubbard, Regis Toomey, Claire Carleton

Country: United States

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Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Country: United States

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Brigadoon

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse

Country: United States

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Ugetsu

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Ky, Kinuyo Tanaka

Country: United States

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Suddenly

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason

Country: United States

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The Egyptian

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • William Golding's novel ''Lord of the Flies'' is published in London.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Judy Garland
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alicia Patterson -- Sep. 13, 1954
  • Life: Paris collections fashion

Books

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

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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The Fall Of A Titan

By: Igor Gouzenko

Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

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Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

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But We Were Born Free

By: Elmer Holmes Davis

Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

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