The Best Years Of Our Lives (Various Artists) Besides being a great year for music 1954 was also a year of innovation and record breaking, such as Roger Bannister being the first man to run a four minute mile, and the U.S. exploding a hydrogen bomb, hundreds of times more powerful than any previous weapon. The United Nations formally withdrew from Korea. Britain ends it's 72-year military occupation of Egypt. In the field of commerce and science, American school children begin receiving the first mass polio immunisation shots. Nautilus, the first atomic submarine, is launched. RCA introduces the first colour television sets. The first transistor radios go on sale. At the Academy Awards 'On The Waterfront' wins the Oscar for Best Film, Best Director, Elia Kazan, Best Actor, Marlon Brando and Best Supporting Actress, Eva Marie Saint, Best Actress went to Grace Kelly for 'The Country Girl' and Best Supporting Actor to Edmond O'Brien for 'The Barefoot Contessa'. There are classic performances by Humphrey Bogart in 'The Caine Mutiny', and Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born'. The year's biggest hit is 'White Christmas' starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, followed by '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea', Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window', starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, and 'The Glenn Miller Story', featuring James Stewart. Howard Hughes has gained total control of RKO for 23.5 million dollars, making him the first individual to totally own his own motion picture company. Other winning films were 'Sabrina' for Audrey Hepburn, 'Dial M For Murder' for Ray Milland, 'Carmen Jones' for Dorothy Dandridge,'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' for Jane Powell and Howard Keel, 'Brigadoon' for Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse and 'River Of No Return' for Marilyn Monroe. On Broadway the year's musicals are led by 'The Pajama Game', 'Fanny' and 'Kismet'.
The Best Years Of Our Lives (Various Artists) Besides being a great year for music 1954 was also a year of innovation and record breaking, such as Roger Bannister being the first man to run a four minute mile, and the U.S. exploding a hydrogen bomb, hundreds of times more powerful than any previous weapon. The United Nations formally withdrew from Korea. Britain ends it's 72-year military occupation of Egypt. In the field of commerce and science, American school children begin receiving the first mass polio immunisation shots. Nautilus, the first atomic submarine, is launched. RCA introduces the first colour television sets. The first transistor radios go on sale. At the Academy Awards 'On The Waterfront' wins the Oscar for Best Film, Best Director, Elia Kazan, Best Actor, Marlon Brando and Best Supporting Actress, Eva Marie Saint, Best Actress went to Grace Kelly for 'The Country Girl' and Best Supporting Actor to Edmond O'Brien for 'The Barefoot Contessa'. There are classic performances by Humphrey Bogart in 'The Caine Mutiny', and Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born'. The year's biggest hit is 'White Christmas' starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, followed by '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea', Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window', starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, and 'The Glenn Miller Story', featuring James Stewart. Howard Hughes has gained total control of RKO for 23.5 million dollars, making him the first individual to totally own his own motion picture company. Other winning films were 'Sabrina' for Audrey Hepburn, 'Dial M For Murder' for Ray Milland, 'Carmen Jones' for Dorothy Dandridge,'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' for Jane Powell and Howard Keel, 'Brigadoon' for Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse and 'River Of No Return' for Marilyn Monroe. On Broadway the year's musicals are led by 'The Pajama Game', 'Fanny' and 'Kismet'.
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The Best Years Of Our Lives (Various Artists)
Artist: Best Years Of Our Lives 1954 / Various
Format: CD
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1. Little Things Mean A Lot (vocal:Kitty Kallen) Plus Glenn Miller plays selections from "The Glenn Miller Story"
2. Sh-Boom - vocals: The Crew Cuts
3. Wanted - vocal: Perry Como
4. Oh ! My Pa Pa - vocal: Eddie Fisher
5. Make Love To Me - vocal: Jo Stafford
6. Mr. Sandman - vocal: The Chordettes
7. Hey, There! - vocal: Rosemary Clooney
8. Secret Love - vocal: Doris Day
9. This Ole House - vocal: Rosemary Clooney 1
10. I Need You Now - vocal: Eddie Fisher 1
11. Three Coins In The Fountain - vocals: Four Aces 1
12. Hernando's Hideaway - vocal: Archie Bleyer with Marie Alba, (castanet) 1
13. Stranger In Paradise - vocal: Tony Bennett 1
14. The Little Shoe Maker - vocals: The Gaylords 1
15. Teach Me Tonight - vocals: The De Castro Sisters 1
16. Take My Hand - vocal: Don Cornell 1
17. Changing Partners - vocal: Patti Page Glenn Miller and his Orchestra play selections from "The Glenn Miller Story" 1
18. Moonlight Serenade 1
19. Little Brown Jug 2
20. Tuxedo Junction 2
21. Pennsylvania 6-5000 2
22. A String Of Pearls 2
23. In The Mood 2
24. American Patrol 2
25. St. Louis Blues Marchn Me"

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The Best Years Of Our Lives (Various Artists) Besides being a great year for music 1954 was also a year of innovation and record breaking, such as Roger Bannister being the first man to run a four minute mile, and the U.S. exploding a hydrogen bomb, hundreds of times more powerful than any previous weapon. The United Nations formally withdrew from Korea. Britain ends it's 72-year military occupation of Egypt. In the field of commerce and science, American school children begin receiving the first mass polio immunisation shots. Nautilus, the first atomic submarine, is launched. RCA introduces the first colour television sets. The first transistor radios go on sale. At the Academy Awards 'On The Waterfront' wins the Oscar for Best Film, Best Director, Elia Kazan, Best Actor, Marlon Brando and Best Supporting Actress, Eva Marie Saint, Best Actress went to Grace Kelly for 'The Country Girl' and Best Supporting Actor to Edmond O'Brien for 'The Barefoot Contessa'. There are classic performances by Humphrey Bogart in 'The Caine Mutiny', and Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born'. The year's biggest hit is 'White Christmas' starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, followed by '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea', Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rear Window', starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, and 'The Glenn Miller Story', featuring James Stewart. Howard Hughes has gained total control of RKO for 23.5 million dollars, making him the first individual to totally own his own motion picture company. Other winning films were 'Sabrina' for Audrey Hepburn, 'Dial M For Murder' for Ray Milland, 'Carmen Jones' for Dorothy Dandridge,'Seven Brides For Seven Brothers' for Jane Powell and Howard Keel, 'Brigadoon' for Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse and 'River Of No Return' for Marilyn Monroe. On Broadway the year's musicals are led by 'The Pajama Game', 'Fanny' and 'Kismet'.


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