Wednesday August 25, 1954

US date format: 8/25/1954, UK date format: 25/8/1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elvis Costello and Paul Houde. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Healing Oath by Andre Soubiran was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Greatest Gift.
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Senso

Senso

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Massimo Girotti, Heinz Moog

Country: United States of America

Sabrina

Sabrina

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden

Country: United States of America

Down Three Dark Streets

Down Three Dark Streets

Directed by: Arnold Laven

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Ruth Roman, Martha Hyer, Marisa Pavan

Private Hell 36

Private Hell 36

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, Dean Jagger

Three Hours to Kill

Three Hours to Kill

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

Starring: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster, Stephen Elliott

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.

Events

  • Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)

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The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

Paradise Island

Paradise Island

Directed by: Bert Glennon

Gamble on Love

Gamble on Love

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Directed by: James Ferguson

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The Reason Why by Cecil Woodham-Smith

The Reason Why

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Nothing in British campaign history has ever equalled the tragic farce that was the Charge of the Light Brigade. In this fascinating study, Cecil Woodham-Smith shows that responsibility for the fatal

But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis

But We Were Born Free

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Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

Reach For The Sky by Paul Brickhill

Reach For The Sky

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Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne

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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."

Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson

Away All Boats

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A vivid portrayal of the officers and sailors of the fictional amphibious transport USS Belinda in the Pacific of World War II.


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