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Wednesday 20 January 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ken Page and Barbara Abramo. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Go Man Go, directed by James Wong Howe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mask.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1954

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Movies

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Go Man Go

Directed by: James Wong Howe

Starring: Dane Clark, Patricia Breslin, Sidney Poitier, Anatol Winogradoff

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The Black Glove

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Alex Nicol, Eleanor Summerfield, John Salew, Paul Carpenter

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World for Ransom

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Dan Duryea, Gene Lockhart, Patric Knowles, Reginald Denny

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Highway Dragnet

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Richard Conte, Joan Bennett, Wanda Hendrix, Reed Hadley

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Killers from Space

Directed by: W. Lee Wilder

Starring: Peter Graves, James Seay, Steve Pendleton, Frank Gerstle

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TV Series

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The Mask

Directed by: Chuck Russell

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Confidential File

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

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Friends and Neighbours

Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

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The Martha Raye Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The General Motors' Motorama show goes on display at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Chevrolet shows the Corvette Nomad prototype, with Corvette front and station wagon back. Chevrolet also shows a cherry red Corvair prototype, a two-seat fastback coupe with a Corvette front end. The name is a combination of "Corvette" and "Bel Air". Oldsmobile shows the F-88 two-seater convertible with fiberglass body. Pontiac shows the Bonneville Special, a two-seater with fiberglass body,
  • -70 degrees F (-57 degrees C), Rogers Pass, Montana (state 48 record).
  • The National Negro Network is established with 40 charter member radio stations.
  • The U.S.-based National Negro Network is established with forty-six member radio stations.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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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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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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