Saturday 30 October 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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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- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Piero Gros: Italian alpine skier, he won a gold medal in the slalom at the 1976 Olympics.
- Simon Reptile: Australian openly-gay entertainer, performance artist, actor, clothing designer, nightclub manager, socialite and frontman of several groups including The Multiple Maniacs.
- T Graham Brown: Arabi, Georgia -- Country singer (Come as you Were).
- Mahmoud Khatib: Egyptian footballer.
- Mario Testino: Peruvian-born English fashion photographer.
- JoAnne Russell in Miami: Florida, USA; tennis player (Wimbeldon Double 1977).
- Linus Pauling won the Nobel prize in chemistry
- US Armed Forces end segregation of races
- Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments.
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