Saturday 11 December 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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.
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- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Gu?laugur Kristinn Ottarsson: Icelandic engineer.
- Jermaine Jackson in Gary: Indiana, USA; singer (Jackson Five - "ABC").
- Bradley Dub Bryant in Amarillo: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney).
- Brad Bryant: American golfer.
- Santiago Creel: Mexican lawyer and politician Mexican Secretary of the Interior.
- Guðlaugur Óttarsson: Icelandic guitarist mathematician and engineer
- Garry Phillipson: British astrologer, the author of "Astrology in the Year Zero." Phillipson is a meditation teacher and trustee of the Aukana Trust, a registered Buddhist charity. He was a Buddhist monk between 1986 and 1993, a discipline he considers the most difficult and most rewarding thing he's ever done. Remembering an unhappy childhood, he wanted to be a writer from age seven and has spent his lifetime looking for answers to philosophical questions.
- Jermaine Jackson: Pop Singer
- Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium
- USS Forrestal christened in Newport News, Virginia.
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