MCHS  CLASS  OF  1954
  We will all meet new friends, but there's no friend like an old friend.
...copied from 1954 Sibylline...
GO
ACES !!!!!
This page was last updated on: January 11, 2018
THE YEAR - 1954
President:  Dwight Eisenhower
Vice Preident:  Richard Nixon
Inventions:  Measles Vaccine
Average Income:  $ 3,960 
New House:  $ 10,700
New Car:  $ 1,700
Loaf of Bread:  $ .17
Gallon of Gas:  $ .22
Mt. Carmel High School - About 1948
Mt. Carmel High School in the Forties and Fifties.  If we could only go back.
WHAT WE WATCHED ON TV OUR SENIOR YEAR
The top 15 television shows October 1953 - April 1954

1. I Love Lucy
2. Dragnet
3. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts
4. You Bet Your Life
5. The Chevy Show (Bob Hope)
6. The Milton Berle Show
7. Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
8. The Ford Show

9.  The Jackie Gleason Show
10. Fireside Theatre
11. The Colgate Comedy Hour
12. This is Your Life
13. The Red Buttons Show
14. The Life of Riley
15. Our Miss Brooks
"Lost In The Fifties"
SOME OF THE SONGS WE PLAYED ON THE JUKE BOX IN 1953-'54.
How Much Is That Doggie In The Window - Pattie Page
Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams
Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes - Perry Como
Rags To Riches - Tony Bennett
Mr. Sandman - The Chordettes
Oh, My Papa - Eddie Fisher
Hey There - Rosemary Clooney
That's Amore - Dean Martin
Shake, Rattle and Roll - Bill Haley and his Comets
"Close your eyes baby, follow my heart,
 call on the memories, here in the dark,
 we'll let the magic take us away . . . . 
 back to the feelins we shared when they played . . . . ."
from the song LOST IN THE FIFTIES TONIGHT
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PHIL STALLINGS
MCHS Class of 1954
Friendsville, Illinois

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