Sunday 5 December 1954
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Young and Jacques Pierre.
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
The Country Girl, directed by George Seaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Fall Of A Titan by Igor Gouzenko was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1954 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Kathryn Young: LPGA golfer.
- Jacques Pierre: French attorney acting in the defense of Marc Dutroux in the famous case.
- Hanif Kureishi: English author and playwright.
- Gary Roenicke: American baseball player and scout.
- KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
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