Monday 3 May 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Véronique Nichanian and Jean-Marc Roberts.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Magnificent Bastards by Lucy Herndon Crockett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Véronique Nichanian: French fashion designer, artistic director of Hermès menswear since 1988.
- Jean-Marc Roberts: French editor, novelist, and screenwriter, born to an American, Edwin Roberts, and to an Italian comedian.
- Angela Bofill: American R&B and jazz singer and songwriter.
- Patti Boulaye: British-Nigerian singer, actress and artist who rose to prominence after winning New Faces in 1978, and was among the leading black British entertainers in the 1970s and 1980s.
- KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
- WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh and John Patrick.
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- The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir & His Orchestra
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