Thursday 23 December 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
Animal Farm, directed by Joy Batchelor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Brian Teacher in San Diego: California, USA; tennis star.
- Joseph Crane: American professional astrologer, astrology lecturer and author, and psychotherapist, he is the author of "Practical Guide to Traditional Astrology," published in 1998, and other articles on astrology and its historical dimension.
- Raivo Järvi: Estonian radio host and politician (d. 2012).
- Rene Iche: French sculptor (Born 1897).
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