Thursday 9 December 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olivier Las Vergnas and Phil Bryant.
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
There's No Business Like Show Business, directed by Walter Lang, 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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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Olivier Las Vergnas: French astronomer, the chair since 1993 of the French Association of Astronomy and the creator of 'Les Cités des métiers' (a public resource facility to assist with employment and trade).
- Phil Bryant: American academic and politician 63rd Governor of Mississippi.
- Herman Finkers: Dutch comedian and actor.
- Jean-Claude Juncker: Luxembourger lawyer and politician Prime Minister of Luxembourg.
- Henk Cate: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Dmitri Sjostakovitsj appointed honored guest of Swed Royal Music Academy
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