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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1954.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1954: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1954?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1954 Algeria begins rebellion against French rule
  • 02 Nov 1954 Taiwan and US sign military pact
  • 03 Nov 1954 Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born and Walter Bothe
  • 04 Nov 1954 Fanny opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances
  • 05 Nov 1954 Japan and Burma sign a separate peace treaty in Rangoon, to end their formal state of war.
  • 07 Nov 1954 US spy plane shot down North of Japan
  • 10 Nov 1954 Lieutenant Colonel John Strapp travels 632mph in a rocket sled.
  • 12 Nov 1954 Ellis Island, immigration station in New York Harbor, closes, after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892.
  • 14 Nov 1954 Egyptian President Naguib fired / state of emergency declared
  • 19 Nov 1954 Tele Monte Carlo, Europe's oldest private television channel, is launched by Prince Rainier III.
  • 20 Nov 1954 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 22 Nov 1954 Humane Society forms
  • 23 Nov 1954 The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 3.27 points, or 0.86%, closing at an all-time high of 382.74. More significantly, this is the first time the Dow has surpassed its 1929 peak level reached just before that year's crash.
  • 24 Nov 1954 Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened
  • 27 Nov 1954 By the Beautiful Sea closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 performances
  • 28 Nov 1954 1st pro football game in the Netherlands
  • 30 Nov 1954 1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

Ballad of a Soldier

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States of America

A Cruel Romance

A Cruel Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Larisa Guzeeva, Nikita Mikhalkov, Andrey Myagkov

Ninotchka

Ninotchka

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States of America

Male and Female

Male and Female

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Robert Cain

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1954?
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I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow

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I'll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth in collaboration with Mike Connolly and Gerold Frank. 1954 hardcover published by Frederick Fell, Inc.,

The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson

The Long Ships

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Frans Gunnar Bengtsson’s The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world of the tenth century AD when the Vikings roamed and rampaged from the northern fastnesses of Scandinavia down to the Mediterranean.

Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell

Never Victorious, Never Defeated

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Personal Name: Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985. Main Title: Never victorious, never defeated. Published/Created: New York, McGraw-Hill [1954] Description: 549 p. 21 cm.

Atoms In The Family by Laura Fermi

Atoms In The Family

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In this absorbing account of life with the great atomic scientist Enrico Fermi, Laura Fermi tells the story of their emigration to the United States in the 1930s—part of the widespread

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.