Sunday 17 January 1954
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robert F Kennedy Jr and Janet Dykman in Monterey Park.
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 Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stories of the Century.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Robert F Kennedy Jr: Attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council).
- Janet Dykman in Monterey Park: California, USA; archer (Olympics-1996).
- Robert F Kennedy: Jr.
- Susan Kiefel: Australian lawyer and judge.
- Steve Hill: American Christian clergyman and evangelist.
- Robert Kennedy: Jr. American lawyer radio host and environmentalist
- NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-9.
- Suggs Louise wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open (Cloister).
- In Yugoslavia, Milovan Djilas, one of the leading members of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, is relieved of his duties.
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