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..
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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 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1954 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Daphne du Maurier
The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."
Love Is Eternal
by Irving Stone
1954 Copyright: by Irving Stone- A novel of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Anchorglass D (1954)
American Airlines Thousands Are Now Flying for First Time (1954)
Camel Cigarettes Ad Mrs. Charles Brooks Armour (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 8 December 1954 is such a special date for you!