Saturday 18 September 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Sabrina, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Dennis Johnson: American pro basketball player and coach known as D.J.
- Murtaza Bhutto: Pakistani politician (d. 1996).
- Takao Doi: Tokyo, Japan -- Astronaut (STS 87).
- Steven Pinker: Canadian-American psychologist linguist and author.
- Tommy Tuberville: American football player and coach.
- KTUL TV channel 8 in Tulsa, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Cleveland Indians clinch American League pennant, beat Detroit Tigers (3-2).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1954 ?
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- Smile - Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
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