Saturday 8 May 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Keith and Phil Wiggins.
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 Life Is Worth Living by Fulton J. Sheen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1954 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- David Keith: American actor and director.
- Phil Wiggins
- Pat Meyers: LPGA golfer.
- Stephen Furst: American actor.
- Eben Gossage: American heir upon the death of his wealthy parents by the time he was 20.
- Pam Arciero: American puppeteer and voice actress.
- John Talbot: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mason Proffit).
- David Keith in Knoxville: Tennessee, USA; actor (Back Roads, Firestarter).
- Asian Football Confederation (AFC) was formed in Manila, Philippines.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Happy Wanderer - Henri Rene & His Orchestra
- Crew-Cuts - Crazy 'Bout Ya Baby
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