Thursday April 22, 1954

US date format: 4/22/1954, UK date format: 22/4/1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Bottoms and Joseph Bottoms in Santa Barbara. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Arrow in the Dust, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Story.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Arrow in the Dust

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Keith Larsen, Tom Tully

Elephant Walk

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

Miseria e nobiltà

Directed by: Mario Mattoli

Starring: Totò, Sophia Loren, Enzo Turco, Dolores Palumbo

Witness to Murder

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Gary Merrill, Jesse White

Rails Into Laramie

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: John Payne, Mari Blanchard, Dan Duryea, Joyce Mackenzie


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 1954?


  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)


  • Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Love Story

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Running Wild

Directed by: Alex Ranarivelo

That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders


Directed by: Jonah Loop


Directed by: Tim Johnson

Magazine Covers

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

The Desperate Hours

By: Joseph Hayes

A Play, base on the novel of the same name. The story of a prison escape set in Indiana. Book includes set designs, lighting instructions, etc.

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

The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

Rainbow On The Road

By: Esther Forbes

First printing in VG+ condition. Shelf wear at the base of the spine and the bottoms of the boards. Small bumps to the outer tips. Name written on the upper right corner of the front fly.

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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