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Wednesday 24 November 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emir Kusturica and Margaret Wetherell. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Destry, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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TV Series

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

War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Vise

Starring: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Destry

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger

Country: United States

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Désirée

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon

Country: United States

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Drum Beat

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened
  • France sends 20,000 soldiers to Algeria
  • First US Presidential airplane christened.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Judy Holliday
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ho Chi Minh -- Nov. 22, 1954
  • Life: Gina Lollobrigida

Books

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

A Child Of The Century

By: Ben Hecht

Book by Hecht, Ben

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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Blue Hurricane

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

the great "River War" fought in the Mississppi and its tributaries by the Union Navy in 1862 and of the adventures of Matt Hovey from t he state of Maine

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Call To Greatness

By: Adlai E. Stevenson

a challenge to greatness by a great man

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