Wednesday 29 December 1954
It was Wednesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Albrecht Böttcher: German mathematician and author.
- Norihito : Prince Takamado of Japan (d. 2002).
- Roger Voudouris: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003).
- Roger Voudouris in Sacramento: California, USA; rock vocalist.
- Prince Takamado: of Japan (d. 2002).
- Glenn Myernick: Trenton, New Jersey -- US soccer coach (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
- Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being.
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