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Tuesday 21 December 1954

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Evert Lloyd Mills in Fort Lauderdale and Chris Evert. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Vera Cruz, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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TV Series

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War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Vera Cruz

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel

Country: United States

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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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There's No Business Like Show Business

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Country Girl

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden

Country: United States

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Starry universe
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Benjamin Chidlaw -- Dec. 20, 1954
  • Life: Pope Pius XII

Books

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

No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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The Royal Box

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

Politics, intrigue, and the affairs of high society were all at home in The Royal Box. But on the evening Lady Laura Whitford secured the theater's most prestigious seats for her entourage, murder made its debut.

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The Prayers Of Peter Marshall

By: Catherine Marshall

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The View From Pompey'S Head

By: Hamilton Basso

Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to ...

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