Friday 7 May 1954
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe Geluck and Joanna Haigh.
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 Spider King by Lawrence Schoonover was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1954 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Philippe Geluck: Belgian comedian, humorist and cartoonist.
- Joanna Haigh: English meteorologist and physicist.
- Amy Heckerling: American director producer and screenwriter.
- US, Great-Britain and France reject Russian membership in NATO
- US, Great Britain, and France reject Russian membership in NATO.
- Indochina War: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends in a French defeat (the battle began on March 13).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?