It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of Wednesday, 29 December 1954 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous People born
- Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being.
: Trenton, New Jersey -- US soccer coach (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
Roger Voudouris in Sacramento
: California, USA; rock vocalist.
: of Japan (d. 2002)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1954 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1954 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
by Daphne du Maurier
The highly anticipated reissue of the du Maurier classics American fans have been waiting for "Daphne du Maurier has no equal." Sunday Telegraph " Likely to rank as the author's best book."
Love Is Eternal
by Irving Stone
1954 Copyright: by Irving Stone- A novel of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
The Royal Box
by Frances Parkinson Keyes
1954 Julian Messner hardcover, Frances Parkinson Keyes (Crescent Carnival). A mystery in which an American diplomat is poisoned in the royal box at London's Ellen Terry Theater.
Seagrams 7 Crown Whiskey (1954)
Fleer Dubble Bubble Gum Fun for Kids (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 29 December 1954 is such a special date for you!