Tuesday 8 June 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Ginn and Kiril of Varna .
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Hobson's Choice, directed by David Lean, 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.
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1954 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Greg Ginn: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Black Flag Gone Mojack and Confront James).
- Kiril of Varna : Bulgarian metropolitan (d. 2013).
- Sergei Storchak: Russian deputy finance minister.
- Marios Tokas: Cypriot-Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2008).
- Alan M Turing: British Mathematician (Turing), commits suicide at 41.
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