It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- La Ronde
directed by Max Ophls
starring: Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani
- Beat the Devil
directed by John Huston
starring: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
Which were the important events of Friday, 09 April 1954 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
Famous People born
Dennis Quaid in Houston
- WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC / CBS) begins broadcasting
: Texas, USA; actor (The Big Easy, Dreamscape, The Right Stuff).
Iain Duncan Smith
: British politician
Famous People died
Philip Greeley Clapp
: Composer, dies at 65
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1954 ?
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Richard A. Butler -- Apr. 5, 1954
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
Scandinavian Airlines Systems Europe Fly SAS ...more for your money to all Europe (1954)
Sedgwick County KS Underwood Accounting Machine (1954)
54 Providence RI Fisher-Pierce Street Light Control (1954)
Tell the world why Friday, 9 April 1954 is such a special date for you!