Wednesday 8 December 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harold Hongju Koh and Gadowar Singh Sahota.
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
Utopia, directed by Lo Joannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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- 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)
- Harold Hongju Koh: American lawyer and Obama Administration advisor.
- Gadowar Singh Sahota: Indian professional wrestler.
- Caralyn Hawley: American psychic healer who goes by the name Caralyn and shuns the label 'psychic,' preferring to call herself a counselor.
- Harold Koh: American lawyer, professor and scholar, he served as an advisor for the State Department in the Obama administration beginning with his Senate confirmation in late June 2009.
- Frits Pirard: Dutch cyclist.
- Gama Singh: Indian-Canadian wrestler
- WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
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