Friday 7 May 1954
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1954 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Philippe Geluck: Belgian comedian, humorist and cartoonist.
- Joanna Haigh: English meteorologist and physicist.
- Amy Heckerling: American director producer and screenwriter.
- US, Great-Britain and France reject Russian membership in NATO
- US, Great Britain, and France reject Russian membership in NATO.
- Indochina War: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends in a French defeat (the battle began on March 13).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir & His Orchestra
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