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 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Walt Disney -- Dec. 27, 1954
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
No harsh bitterness (1954)
Santa Fe Railways Santa Fe Now on Super Chief and El Capitan... Indian Guides across New Mexico (1954)
Alcoa Steamship Companys Caribbean Announcing Alcoa Cruises To The Caribbean (1954)
Tell the world why Wednesday, 29 December 1954 is such a special date for you!