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Saturday 24 July 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Alliot and Karl Stewart. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Pushover, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Pushover

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey

Country: United States

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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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The Earrings of Madame de...

Directed by: Max Ophls

Starring: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philippe Alliot: Race driver (grand prix).
  • Karl Stewart: American career criminal who was sentenced to ten years prison for burglary in 1973, another ten years for burglary in 1980, and 25 years for armed robbery in 1986.
  • Erdoğan Arıca: Turkish footballer and manager (d. 2012).
  • Günter Böttcher: German handball player (d. 2012).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Eva Marie Saint
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William McP. Allen -- July 19, 1954
  • Life: Pier Angeli

Books

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

Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

An aiplane book. one of Ernie Gann's finest, if not the best. It was eventually made into a movie that was nominated for the Oscar and the song won.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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