Wednesday 13 January 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vicki McCarty and Philippe Bergeroo.
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Inner Sanctum.
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Vicki McCarty: Los Angeles, California -- Playmate (Sep, 1979).
- Philippe Bergeroo: French football (soccer) goalkeeper, who earned a total number of three international caps for the French national team during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
- Bruno Coulais: French composer, most widely known for his music on film soundtracks such as "Les Choristes", "Coraline", "The secret of Kells", "Himalaya", "Les Rivières Pourpres", "Brice de Nice" .
- Richard Blackford: English composer.
- Trevor Rabin: South African-American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Yes Rabbitt and Manfred Mann's Earth Band).
- Nikos Sarganis: Greek footballer
- Roland Diggle: Composer, dies at 69.
- WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Military rule in Egypt; 318 Mohammedan Brotherhood arrested.
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