Tuesday 4 May 1954
It was Tuesday, 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 4 May 1954 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Robert Michael Snyder: American author and convicted sex offender.
- Pia Zadora: American actress.
- Julie Budd in Brooklyn: New York, USA; singer (Child of Plenty).
- Ryan Cayabyab: Filipino pianist composer and conductor.
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island.
- General Alfredo Stroessner seizes power in a coup d'état in Paraguay.
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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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