Sunday 27 June 1954
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- 1st atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)
- CIA-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala
- US Central Intelligence Agency-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala.
- The world's first nuclear power station opens in Obninsk, near Moscow.
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