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Sunday 29 August 1954

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julio Fernandez and Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Suddenly, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Captain Midnight.
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TV Series

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

Captain Midnight

Starring: Richard Webb, Sid Melton

Country: United States

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The Mickey Rooney Show

Starring: Mickey Rooney, John Hubbard, Regis Toomey, Claire Carleton

Country: United States

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Red Skelton Revue

Starring: David Rose and His Orchestra, Red Skelton

Country: United States

The Whistler

Starring: William Forman

Country: United States

The World of Mr. Sweeney

Starring: Kippy Franklin, Edmund Gaynes, Lydia Reed, Charles Ruggles

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Suddenly

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason

Country: United States

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The Egyptian

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney

Country: United States

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Sansho the Bailiff

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyko Kagawa

Country: United States

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Robinson Crusoe

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernndez, Felipe de Alba

Country: United States

The Raid

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1954 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) opens.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Duke of Edinburgh
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Douglas McKay -- Aug. 23, 1954
  • Life: Basutoland

Books

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

Time And Time Again

By: James Hilton

A middle-aged British diplomat reminisces about his life from his college days at Cambridge through his early fifties. The protagonist, Charles Anderson, leads us through World War I, first love, and the progression of his diplomatic career.

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Beyond This Place

By: A.J. Cronin

Paul Mathry, a student about to graduate and embark upon a teaching career, finds out that his father was convicted for murder, a secret that his mother had hidden from him since his childhood.Driven

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The High And The Mighty

By: Ernest K. Gann

An aiplane book. one of Ernie Gann's finest, if not the best. It was eventually made into a movie that was nominated for the Oscar and the song won.

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The Lady Of Arlington

By: Harnett T. Kane

the lady of arlington

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