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Monday 18 January 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ted DiBiase and Fabio Guttuso. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Stories of the Century.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Pinky Lee Show

Starring: Pinky Lee

Country: United States

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Passport to Danger

Written by: Robert C. Dennis

Starring: Cesar Romero

Country: United States

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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1954 ?

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fabio Guttuso: Italian heir with the death of the painter Renato Guttoso in 10/1986, as Guttoso had adopted him three months before his death.
  • Ted DiBiase: Retired Professional Wrestler.
  • Tom Bailey: English singer-songwriter (Thompson Twins International Observer and Bailey-Salgado Project).
  • Jagdish Mali: Indian photographer (d. 2013).
  • Kiki Smith: German-American sculptor and illustrator.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fanfani forms Italian government.

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

Life magazine


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

The Robe

By: Lloyd C. Douglas

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Love Is A Bridge

By: Charles Bracelen Flood

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The Unconquered

By: Ben Ames Williams

No dust jacket, clean tight copy

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The Greatest Faith Ever Known

By: Fulton Oursler

The story of the founding of Christianity and of the men who followed Jesus' steps to spread His word to the world.

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