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Wednesday 28 April 1954

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 28, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vic Sotto and Wayne Madsen. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching That's My Boy.
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What the sky looked like on 28 April 1954

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Movies

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Johnny Guitar

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Country: United States

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Elephant Walk

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

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Witness to Murder

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Gary Merrill, Jesse White

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Rails Into Laramie

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: John Payne, Mari Blanchard, Dan Duryea, Joyce Mackenzie

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Carnival Story

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger, George Nader

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TV Series

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Duffy's Tavern

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Wayne Madsen: American investigative journalist, columnist and blogger of "The Madsen Report.
  • Vic Sotto: Filipino actor, host, comedian, and film producer.
  • Timothy Curley: American educator.
  • Michael Jackson: American politician 3rd Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
  • Ron Zook: American football player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leon Jouhaux: French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1879).
Facts:
  • U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles accuses Communist China of sending combat troops to Indo-China to train the Viet Minh guerrillas.

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Books

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The Desperate Hours

By: Joseph Hayes

A Play, base on the novel of the same name. The story of a prison escape set in Indiana. Book includes set designs, lighting instructions, etc.

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Not as a Stranger

By: Morton Thompson

From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

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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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