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Friday 26 February 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Bolger and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Creature from the Black Lagoon, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Rainbow On The Road by Esther Forbes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Betty White Show.
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TV Series

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

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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Mr. District Attorney

Written by: Phillips Lord

Starring: David Brian

Country: United States

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Meet Corliss Archer

Starring: Ann Baker, Mary Brian, John Eldredge, Robert Ellis

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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The Glenn Miller Story

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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David and Bathsheba

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey

Country: United States

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The Long, Long Trailer

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Bolger: Actor (Captain Gabe McNamara-Another World).
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkish politician, Prime Minister (2003-present).
  • Michael Bolton in New Haven: Connecticut, USA; rock vocalist ("How Am I Supposed To Live Without You", "That's What Love Is All About").
  • Ernst August: Prince of Hanover, heir to the deposed Kingdom of Hanover and husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco.
  • Ernst August : German royalty, married to Princess Caroline of Monaco.
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Facts:
  • 1st typesetting machine (photo engraving) used - Quincy, Massachusetts
  • First typesetting machine (photo engraving) is used, in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Michigan Representative Ruth Thompson (Republican) introduces legislation to ban mailing "obscene, lewd, lascivious or filthy" phonograph (rock and roll) records.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Undersea movie
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul E. Magloire -- Feb. 22, 1954
  • Life: Which hairstyle

Books

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

Rainbow On The Road

By: Esther Forbes

Hard cover book.

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The Age Of The Moguls

By: Stewart H. Holbrook

Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, Ford, Drew, Fisk, Harriman, Du Pont, Morgan, Mellon, Insull, Gould, Frick, Schwab, Swift, Guggenheim, Hearst- these are only a few of the foundation giants that have changed the

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

novel of crime and passion

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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