Wednesday 18 August 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Angela Dimitriou and Laura Bernieri.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Egyptian, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1954 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Angela Dimitriou: Greek singer.
- Laura Bernieri: American script writer, producer and distributor of independent films, Bernieri is an entertainment entrepreneur.
- Umberto Guidoni: Italian astronaut; one of two astronauts who participated in the failed shuttle mission of 2/22/1996.
- Gregg Leakes: Reality Star.
- James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1954 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Cara Mia - David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra)
- Patti Page - What A Dream
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