Monday 8 February 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include "Sensational" Sherri Martel [Russell] in New Orleans and Michael Dubin.
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
The Glenn Miller Story, directed by Anthony Mann, 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.
On TV people were watching The Betty White Show.
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- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- "Sensational" Sherri Martel [Russell] in New Orleans: Louisiana, USA; wrestler (WWF/AWA).
- Michael Dubin: American lucky winner of $25,641,100 in Mass Millions lottery on 6/25/1994 with a quick-pick ticket that he and his twin brother Lee had bought three days before and will share.
- Martin Vial: French official, who has served as CEO of the Europ Assistance Group since October 2003.
- Mabel Paige: Actress (Lucky Jordan), dies at 73.
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