Friday 2 July 1954
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wendy Schaal and Eddie Rouse.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The World of Mr. Sweeney.
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- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Wendy Schaal: Voice Actor.
- Eddie Rouse
- Wendy Schaal in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (It's a Living, Julie - Fantasy Island).
- Pete Briquette: Irish bass player songwriter and producer (The Boomtown Rats).
- Chris Huhne: English journalist and politician Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.
- 68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 46 62 97)
- Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes vs. Pakistan
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