Tuesday 2 November 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1954 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Pat Croce: American businessman and author.
- Stephen Poplin: American transpersonal astrologer, interfaith minister and worth-shop leader with clients nationwide and in Europe.
- Taiwan and US sign military pact
- JS Thurmond becomes first US senator elected by write-in vote (South Carolina).
- The dock workers' strike in England ends.
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