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Sunday 26 December 1954

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ozzie Smith in Mobile and Walter Diessner. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Animal Farm, directed by Joy Batchelor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Was bin ich?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Bob Cummings Show

Starring: Robert Cummings, Ann B. Davis, Rosemary DeCamp, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States

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The Woodentops

Written by: Maria Bird, Freda Lingstrom

Starring: Maria Bird

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Little Rascals

Starring: Wally Albright, Sherwood Bailey, Bobbie 'Cotton' Beard, Matthew 'Stymie' Beard

Country: United States

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My Friend Flicka

Starring: Frank Ferguson, Gene Evans, Johnny Washbrook, Anita Louise

Country: United States

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Crunch and Des

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Sandy Kenyon

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Animal Farm

Directed by: Joy Batchelor

Starring: Gordon Heath, Maurice Denham

Country: United States

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Vera Cruz

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel

Country: United States

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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas

Country: United States

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There's No Business Like Show Business

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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Utopia

Directed by: Lo Joannon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Suzy Delair

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ozzie Smith in Mobile: Alabama, USA; infielder (Saint Louis Cardinals).
  • Walter Diessner: in the German Democratic Republic; four man cox/twin of Ullrich (Olympics-silver-1976).
  • Susan H: Butcher; dog sled driver (Iditarod).
  • Ullrich Diessner: in the German Democratic Republic; four man cox/twin of Walter (Olympics-silver-1976).
  • Peter Woods: rocker (Romeo Void - "Girl in Trouble").
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Facts:
  • The Shadow, airs for last time on radio
  • Cleveland Browns beat Detroit Lions 56-10 in NFL championship game.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Starry universe
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Benjamin Chidlaw -- Dec. 20, 1954
  • Life: Pope Pius XII

Books

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

The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

A novel of drama and suspense exposes the innermost thoughts of 20 passengers on an ill-fated flight

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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

novel of crime and passion

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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