Wednesday 29 December 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Glenn Myernick and Roger Voudouris in Sacramento.
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.
On TV people were watching The Bob Cummings Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1954 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Glenn Myernick: Trenton, New Jersey -- US soccer coach (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Roger Voudouris in Sacramento: California, USA; rock vocalist.
- Prince Takamado: of Japan (d. 2002).
- Albrecht Böttcher: German mathematician and author.
- Norihito : Prince Takamado of Japan (d. 2002).
- Roger Voudouris: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)
- Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being.
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