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Saturday 24 April 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Captain Sensible and Captain Sensible [Raymond Burns] in Balham. 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 Seven Years In Tibet by Heinrich Harrer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lone Wolf.
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What the sky looked like on 24 April 1954

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Movies

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

Arrow in the Dust

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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

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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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TV Series

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

The Lone Wolf

Starring: Louis Hayward

Country: United States

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Art Linkletter and the Kids

Directed by: Maxwell Shane

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1954 ?

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:
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 24, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1954 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Jilted - Teresa Brewer
  2. If You Love Me (Really Love Me) - Kay Starr

Books

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

Seven Years In Tibet

By: Heinrich Harrer

The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers.In

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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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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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Forty Plus And Fancy Free

By: Emily Kimbrough

Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

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