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Saturday 24 April 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Captain Sensible and Mumia Abu-Jamal. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Elephant Walk, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's My Boy.
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Movies

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Elephant Walk

Directed by: William Dieterle

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

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Witness to Murder

Directed by: Roy Rowland

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

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Rails Into Laramie

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

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

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Carnival Story

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger, George Nader

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Casanova's Big Night

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Audrey Dalton, Basil Rathbone

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TV Series

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

That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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The Vampira Show

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

The Tony Martin Show

Starring: Tony Martin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Captain Sensible
  • Captain Sensible [Raymond Burns] in Balham: London, England; rocker ("Women and Captains First").
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal: American journalist on Pennsylvania's death-row in prison, 2001, who claims to have been falsely convicted of shooting and killing police officer Faulkner on 12/09/1981, 3:52 AM, Philadelphia.
  • Ray Burns: British musician and comedian known as the zany "Captain Sensible.
  • Jack Blades: American bass player and songwriter (Night Ranger Rubicon Damn Yankees and Tak Matsumoto Group).
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Facts:
  • 1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina
  • Australia and the USSR break diplomatic relations
  • WSEE TV channel 35 in Erie, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • First American, civilian pilot, P R Holden, wounded in Indochina.

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Books

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Bless This House

By: Norah Lofts

The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

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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.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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