1954 Entertainment


Academy Awards

Best Movie:     "On the Waterfront"

Best Actor:      Marlon Brando  ("On the Waterfront")

Best Actress:   Grace Kelly ("The Country Girl")




TV Ratings

1.  "I Love Lucy"

2.  "The Jackie Gleason Show"




BillBoard Ratings     [Hits]


Kitty Kallen


1.  "Little Things Mean a Lot"             Kitty Kallen

2.  "Wanted"                                        Perry Como

3.  "Hey There"                                   Rosemary Clooney



1. Not as a Stranger                            Morton Thompson

2. Mary Anne                                      Daphne du Maurier

3. Love Is Eternal                                Irving Stone

4. The Royal Box                                 Frances Parkinson Keyes

5. The Egyptian                                   Mika Waltari

6. No Time for Sergeants                    Mac Hyman

7. Sweet Thursday                               John Steinbeck

8. The View from Pompey's Head       Hamilton Basso

9. Never Victorious, Never Defeated   Taylor Caldwell

10. Benton's Row                                Frank Yerby



Miss America: Evelyn Margaret Ay  (Miss Pennsylvania)