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Thursday 22 July 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Al di Meola and Al Dimeola. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Broken Lance, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Broken Lance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb

Country: United States

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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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 July 1954 ?

  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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  • Virgin Islands (US) adopts constitution (Revised Organic Act)
  • WTHI TV channel 10 in Terre Haute, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

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

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

By: Lillian Roth

I'll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth in collaboration with Mike Connolly and Gerold Frank. 1954 hardcover published by Frederick Fell, Inc.,

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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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But We Were Born Free

By: Elmer Holmes Davis

Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

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Mary Anne

By: Daphne du Maurier

The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."

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