Tuesday 19 October 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Deborah Blum: American journalist and author.
- Joe Bryant: American basketball player and coach.
- Ken Stott: Scottish actor.
- Sam Allardyce: English football manager.
- Egypt and Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs
- KAKE TV channel 10 in Wichita, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting
- First ascent of Cho Oyu.
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