Monday 6 September 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Brigadoon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier 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 6 September 1954 ?
- United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
- RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
- Bulgaria - Unification Day
- Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
- Pakistan - Defence Day
- Swaziland - Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1968)
- Also see September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Demetris Kizas: Cypriot footballer.
- Ève Luquet: French engraver and designer.
- Patrick O'Hearn: American bassist and composer (Missing Persons).
- John Sauven: English economist and environmentalist.
- Eve Luquet: French stamp designer.
- Banner Thomas: Rocker (Molly Hatchet)
- Carly Fiorina: Former US business executive who is actively seeking the Republican Party's nomination for President of the United States. Fiorina was an executive at AT&T and its equipment and technology spinoff, Lucent, before being chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard (HP) from 1999 to 2005.
- Jon Erikson: United States -- 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)
- 68th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (68 61 86)
- 74th US Mens Tennis: E V Seixas Jr beats Rex Hartwig (36 62 64 64)
- US plane shot down above Siberia
- WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
- Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
- The SEATO treaty is signed in Manila, Philippines.
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