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Friday 26 November 1954

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jos Daerden and Roz Chast. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. The Bridges at Toko-Ri, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Blue Hurricane by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger

Country: United States

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March

Country: United States

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The Last Time I Saw Paris

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon

Country: United States

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Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon

Country: United States

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Drum Beat

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton, Marisa Pavan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

War in the Air

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color

Starring: Walt Disney

Country: United States

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Country: United States

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December Bride

Written by: Parke Levy

Starring: Spring Byington, Frances Rafferty, Dean Miller, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Lineup

Starring: Warner Anderson, Tom Tully, Marshall Reed

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1954 ?

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Doak: American baseball player (Born 1891).

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

Blue Hurricane

By: F. Van Wyck Mason

the great "River War" fought in the Mississppi and its tributaries by the Union Navy in 1862 and of the adventures of Matt Hovey from t he state of Maine

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Call To Greatness

By: Adlai E. Stevenson

a challenge to greatness by a great man

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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Love Is Eternal

By: Irving Stone

"Love is Eternal" was the inscription Abraham Lincoln had engraved on the wedding ring he gave Mary Todd. This book tells Mary's own story, especially her romance with Abraham and her years of marriage which were happier than historians generally ...

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