It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of Wednesday, 08 December 1954 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
Famous People born
Harold Hongju Koh
- WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
: American lawyer and Obama Administration advisor
Gadowar Singh Sahota
: Indian professional wrestler
Famous People died
: Actress (Roaring Twenties), dies at 50
Joseph B. Keenan
: American political figure (Born 1888)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1954 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Joao Café Filho -- Dec. 6, 1954
Playboy Magazine cover
Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson
Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier
Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone
The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes
National Airlines Miami NATIONAL IS THE LEADER in daylight coach service to MIAMI Heres why... (1954)
Scandinavian Airlines Systems Near East Fly SAS to the Near East (1954)
San Francisco California Tourism Treat (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 8 December 1954 is such a special date for you!