Thursday 13 May 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Le Plaisir, directed by Max Ophls, 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.
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Which were the important events of 13 May 1954 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Johnny Logan: Australian-Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Pajama Game opens at St. James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak.
- Robin Roberts gives up a homerun then retires the next 27 men in a row.
- Labour Party wins British municipal elections.
- The anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese Middle School students in Singapore, take place.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Happy Wanderer - Henri Rene & His Orchestra
- Crew-Cuts - Crazy 'Bout Ya Baby
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