Monday 3 May 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1954 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Véronique Nichanian: French fashion designer, artistic director of Hermès menswear since 1988.
- Jean-Marc Roberts: French editor, novelist, and screenwriter, born to an American, Edwin Roberts, and to an Italian comedian.
- Angela Bofill: American R&B and jazz singer and songwriter.
- Patti Boulaye: British-Nigerian singer, actress and artist who rose to prominence after winning New Faces in 1978, and was among the leading black British entertainers in the 1970s and 1980s.
- KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
- WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh and John Patrick.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
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- The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir & His Orchestra
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