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Wednesday 21 April 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dale Eggeling in Statesboro and Ebiet G Ade. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. while The Twenty-Year Revolution by Chesly Manly was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tony Martin Show.
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TV Series

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

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Beat the Devil

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida

Country: United States

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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The Glenn Miller Story

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Facts:
  • Gregori Malenkov becomes Premier of the USSR
  • USAF flies French battalion to Vietnam
  • In the Foley Square U.S. Courthouse in New York, a congressional subcommittee begins a three-day televised investigation of the causes of juvenile delinquency. The comic-book industry is vilified, leading to laws in several states restricting comic sales, and industry self-censorship.
  • US Air Force flies French battalion to Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hbomb test
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry P. Van Dusen -- Apr. 19, 1954
  • Life: Subteen styles

Books

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

The Twenty-Year Revolution

By: Chesly Manly

The twenty-year revolution from Roosevelt to Eisenhower (Hardcover) by Chesly Manly (Author)

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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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Fire In The Ashes

By: Theodore Harold White

This is the story of a new Europe rising from the ashes of despair - and of America's great adventure as leader of the Western world.

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The Night Of The Hunter

By: Davis Grubb

The bestselling, National Book Award–finalist novel that inspired Charles Laughton’s expressionist horror classic starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by

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