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Saturday 26 June 1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Moreno and Robert Davi. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Cell 2455 Death Row by Caryl Chessman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The World of Mr. Sweeney.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Garden of Evil

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark

Country: United States

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The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jos Ferrer, Van Johnson

Country: United States

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Man with a Million

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon

Country: United States

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Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Directed by: Jacques Tati

Starring: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Perrault

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1954 ?

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carlos Moreno: Brazilian actor and advertising poster-boy of Bom-Bril, seen in "Guinness Book of Records" as the actor.
  • Robert Davi: Astoria, New York -- Opera singer / actor (Gangster Chronicles).
  • Sylvie Beauget: French astrologer, author of the book "Les Transits: La Prévision en astrologie.
  • AA Gill: Scottish restaurant critic, highly conscious of style and celebrity.
  • Steve Barton: American actor singer and dancer (d. 2001).
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  • Jim Peters runs marathon in 2:17:39.4

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

Cell 2455 Death Row

By: Caryl Chessman

In June 1948, 27-year-old petty criminal Caryl Chessman was sentenced in California on two counts of sexual assault, receiving two death sentences as punishment in a case that remains one of

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The Song Of Ruth

By: Frank G. Slaughter

Book by Frank g slaughter

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Madame De Pompadour

By: Nancy Mitford

When Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of Louis XV, no one expected her to retain his affections for long. A member of the bourgeoisie rather than an aristocrat, she was

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The Spider King

By: Lawrence Schoonover

The young Prince was hated by his father, his powerful cousin, and challenged by a personal foe known only to his wife, his priest, and his alchemist.This

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