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On this day in 1954.....

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November 4th Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

Nov 15th 1954 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins

On this day November 22, 1954 Humane Society (US) forms in Washington DC. A win for our four leg furry friends. (and birds, fish and animals in general)   

Saturday 6 November 1954


It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mangoand Catherine Crier. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Drum Beat, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching War in the Air. 
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Nov 11,1954 - U.S.A. - - Marine Corps War Memorial

The Iwo Jima statue is unveiled at the USMC War Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery. The cast bronze memorial is based on the iconic photo of the raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal and President Dwight D. Eisenhower performs the dedication ceremony . 

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