Wednesday 7 July 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Cherry O'Neill: American child of a noted family, she was the first born daughter of singer Pat Boone.
- Anne Méaux: French businesswoman, the president and founder of Image 7, a communications consulting firm founded in 1988.
- Jehan Bertrán de Balanda: French trainer of galloping racehorses.
- Sandy Johnson: American model and actress.
- Rami Fortis: Israeli rock singer (Minimal Compact).
- Idabelle Smith Firestone: American composer and songwriter (Born 1874).
- T.A.N.U. party founded in Tanzania.
- Elvis Presley made his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis played his first recording for Sun Records, ''That's All Right.''
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