Saturday 11 December 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jermaine Jackson in Gary and Bradley Dub Bryant in Amarillo.
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
There's No Business Like Show Business, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Galerie der großen Detektive.
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- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Jermaine Jackson in Gary: Indiana, USA; singer (Jackson Five - "ABC").
- Bradley Dub Bryant in Amarillo: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney).
- Gu?laugur Kristinn Ottarsson: Icelandic engineer.
- Garry Phillipson: British astrologer, the author of "Astrology in the Year Zero.
- Jermaine Jackson: Pop Singer.
- Brad Bryant: American golfer
- Santiago Creel: Mexican lawyer and politician Mexican Secretary of the Interior
- Guðlaugur Óttarsson: Icelandic guitarist mathematician and engineer
- Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium
- USS Forrestal christened in Newport News, Virginia.
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