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 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Joao Café Filho -- Dec. 6, 1954
Playboy Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson
Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier
Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone
The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes
New York Central Systems all weather trains Plan Spring Trips beyond a Shadow of a doubt (1954)
Western Electric Dial Telephone Phone Color Ad T (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 8 December 1954 is such a special date for you!