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..
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 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1954
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
Not as a Stranger - Morton Thompson
Mary Anne - Daphne du Maurier
Love Is Eternal - Irving Stone
The Royal Box - Frances Parkinson Keyes
Natural Gas Storage Keasbey & Mattison Asbestos (1954)
El Panama Kirkeby Hotel Latin America (1954)
Fly Fisherman Oakland California Atlas Tires (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 29 December 1954 is such a special date for you!