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Monday 26 April 1954

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tatyana Fomina and Alan Hinkes. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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TV Series

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

Justice

Starring: William Prince, Gary Merrill

Country: United States

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Public Defender

Written by: Mort R. Lewis, Sam Shayon

Starring: Reed Hadley

Country: United States

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Waterfront

Starring: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick

Country: United States

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Stories of the Century

Starring: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller

Country: United States

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Earl Bennett, Freddy Morgan

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Three Coins in the Fountain

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

Starring: Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters

Country: United States

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River of No Return

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun

Country: United States

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Beat the Devil

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida

Country: United States

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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The Naked Jungle

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
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Facts:
  • Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins
  • Far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Polio vaccine trials begin at the Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean, Virginia.
  • The Geneva Conference, an effort to restore peace in Indochina and Korea, begins.
  • International conference on Korea and Indo-China opens in Geneva.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Grace Kelly
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Briggs S. Cunningham -- Apr. 26, 1954
  • Life: Hbomb test

Books

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

The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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The Man Who Never Was

By: Ewen Montagu

The Man Who Never Was, first published in 1954, is a fascinating account of the ingenious Second World War counter-intelligence plot by the British Intelligence service known as "Operation Mincemeat."

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The Taft Story

By: William S. White

Taft Story, The, by White, William S.

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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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