Saturday August 14, 1954

US date format: 8/14/1954, UK date format: 14/8/1954

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 14, 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 Mark Fidrych and Alda Balestra. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Boot Polish, directed by Prakash Arora, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954 while Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paradise Island.
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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, New York (NBC) begins

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Boot Polish

Boot Polish

Directed by: Prakash Arora

Starring: Kumari Naaz, Rattan Kumar, David Abraham, Chand Burke

The Caine Mutiny

The Caine Mutiny

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Country: United States of America

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The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Center Stage

Center Stage

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

Summer Holiday

Summer Holiday

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

The Duke

The Duke

Directed by: Philip Spink

The Marriage

The Marriage

Directed by: Blerta Zeqiri

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Books

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Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell

Pictures From An Institution

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Beneath the unassuming surface of a progressive women’s college lurks a world of intellectual pride and pomposity awaiting devastation by the pens of two brilliant and appalling wits.

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque

A Time To Love And A Time To Die

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From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front.

A Wreath For The Enemy by Pamela Frankau

A Wreath For The Enemy

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'In my youth...I had an overwhelming passion to be like other people. Other people were a whole romantic race, miles beyond my reach.

Cell 2455 Death Row by Caryl Chessman

Cell 2455 Death Row

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In June 1948, 27-year-old petty criminal Caryl Chessman was sentenced in California on two counts of sexual assault, receiving two death sentences as punishment in a case that remains one of

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 14, 1954?

On August 14, 1954 several famous people were born including, Mark Fidrych, Alda Balestra, Lincoln Diaz-Balart.

Which famous people died on August 14, 1954?

Famous people died on August 14, 1954 include, Nikos Ploumpidis.