Wednesday 7 July 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jehan Bertrán de Balanda and Anne Méaux.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Bad Seed by William March was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Whistler.
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Jehan Bertrán de Balanda: French trainer of galloping racehorses.
- Anne Méaux: French businesswoman, the president and founder of Image 7, a communications consulting firm founded in 1988.
- Cherry O'Neill: American child of a noted family, she was the first born daughter of singer Pat Boone.
- Sandy Johnson: American model and actress.
- Rami Fortis: Israeli rock singer (Minimal Compact).
- Idabelle Smith Firestone: American composer and songwriter (Born 1874).
- T.A.N.U. party founded in Tanzania.
- Elvis Presley made his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis played his first recording for Sun Records, ''That's All Right.''
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