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Thursday 29 April 1954

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerry Seinfeld and Fred Chichin. 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 High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Wild.
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What the sky looked like on 29 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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The Miami Story

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

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Arrow in the Dust

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Keith Larsen, Tom Tully

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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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TV Series

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

Running Wild

Directed by: Alex Ranarivelo

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Art Linkletter and the Kids

Directed by: Maxwell Shane

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Duffy's Tavern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernst Heldring: Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at age 82.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1954 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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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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Love Is A Bridge

By: Charles Bracelen Flood

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Seven Years In Tibet

By: Heinrich Harrer

The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers.In

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Forty Plus And Fancy Free

By: Emily Kimbrough

Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

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