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Tuesday 20 July 1954

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jay Jay French in New York City and Dominique Samiel. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Mr. Hobbs' Vacation by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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TV Series

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

Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards

Country: United States

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Malta Story

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel

Country: United States

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Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jos Ferrer, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Blair Moody: American politician (Senator-Michigan), dies at age 52.
Facts:
  • Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
  • West German secret service head Otto John defects to German DR
  • At Geneva, Switzerland, an armistice is signed that ends fighting in Vietnam and divides the country along the 17th parallel.
  • Germany: Otto John, head of West Germany's secret service, defects to East Germany.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eva Marie Saint
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William McP. Allen -- July 19, 1954
  • Life: Pier Angeli

Books

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

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation

By: Edward Streeter

Book by F. Andrew Leslie, from the novel by Edward Streeter, Leslie, F. Andrew, Streeter, Edward

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Don Camillo'S Dilemma

By: Giovanni Guareschi

Don Camillo, the irrepressible, two-fisted parish priest, and his irreverent arch-antagonist Peppone, mayor, mechanic and maker of revolutions, are back again with more hilarious adventures.

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Never Victorious, Never Defeated

By: Taylor Caldwell

Personal Name: Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985. Main Title: Never victorious, never defeated. Published/Created: New York, McGraw-Hill [1954] Description: 549 p. 21 cm.

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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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