Thursday 12 August 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pat Methany and Sam J Jones in Chicago.
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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- Pat Methany: Jazz guitarist (As Wichita Falls).
- Sam J Jones in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actor (Chris - Code Red, The Highway Man).
- Sam J Jones: American actor.
- François Hollande: A French politician who was the First Secretary of the French Socialist Party from 1997 to 2008.
- Jennifer Selznick: American noted family, daughter of Jennifer Jones and David O. Selznick.
- Sam Jones: American baseball player (Born 1925)
- Francois Hollande: Politician
- Leung Chun-ying: Hong Kong businessman and politician 3rd Chief Executive of Hong Kong
- Ibolya Dávid: Hungarian lawyer and politician Minister of Justice of Hungary
- Pat Metheny: American guitarist and songwriter (Pat Metheny Group)
- Senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row
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