Wednesday May 12, 1954
US date format: 5/12/1954, UK date format: 12/5/1954
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Eudeline and Alain Grinda.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast and Loose.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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