Thursday 22 April 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Bottoms in Santa Barbara and Joseph Bottoms.
In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Tony Martin Show.
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- Saints Soter and Caius
- Saint Leonidas (died 202)
- Brazil - Discovery Day.
- Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
- Joseph Bottoms in Santa Barbara: California, USA; actor (Surfacing, Blind Date).
- Joseph Bottoms: American actor, the second of four brothers, all actors.
- Serena Dandini: Italian television presenter and television writer.
- Jōji Nakata: Japanese voice actor.
- Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began
- Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government.
- NBA adopts the 24-second shot clock and six team-foul rule.
- US Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings begin.
- USSR joins UNESCO.
- Red Scare: Witnesses begin testifying and live television coverage of the Army-McCarthy Hearings begins.
- Senator Joseph McCarthy begins hearings investigating the United States Army for being quotsoftquot on Communism.
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