Thursday 14 January 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Masanobu Fuchi and Vernee Watson-Johnson.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1954 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Masanobu Fuchi: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Vernee Watson-Johnson: American actress.
- Jim Duggan: American professional wrestler.
- New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe
- The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1954 ?
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