Wednesday 11 August 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lina Polito and Mottu Vara Narasimha Rao.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Robinson Crusoe, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Lina Polito: Naples, Italy -- Actress (Love & Anarchy).
- Mottu Vara Narasimha Rao: Indian cricketer.
- Vance Heafner: American golfer and coach (d. 2012).
- Joe Jackson: English singer-songwriter.
- M Rao: Indian cricketer and coach.
- Santo Trafficante: Sr.
- BC Lions plays its 1st CF game, they lose to Montreal Alouettes, 22-0
- Formal peace takes place, ending 7+ years of fighting in Indochina between French and Communist Vietminh.
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