Wednesday 14 April 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Gibrat and Sue Hill.
In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
Elephant Walk, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching That's My Boy.
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- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Jean-Pierre Gibrat
- Sue Hill: English pathologist and civil servant.
- Katsuhiro Otomo: Japanese director screenwriter and illustrator.
- Bruce Sterling: United States -- Sci-fi author (Involution Ocean, Schismatrix).
- Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov asks for political asylum in Canberra, Australia.
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