Saturday 15 May 1954
It was Saturday, 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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- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Suzanne Basso: American murderer (d. 2014).
- Diana Liverman: English-American geographer and academic.
- Caroline Thomson: English journalist and broadcaster.
- Bob Beauchemin in Winnipeg: Canada; golfer (West Coast Open-1982, 1983).
- Robert P Harrison: American thinker.
- William March: American writer of psychological fiction and a highly decorated US Marine.
- KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast
- Latin Union (Unión Latina) created by Convention of Madrid, member countries belong to the five Romance languages: Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian.
- ''Brown v. Board of Education'' (347 US 483 1954): The United States Supreme Court rules that segregated schools are unconstitutional.
- The Petrov Royal Commission in Australia begins its inquiry.
- Adnan Menderes of DP forms the new government of Turkey (21st government)
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