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 birth chart 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 14, 1954?
- 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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- WGR TV (now WGRZ) TV channel 2 in Buffalo, New York (NBC) begins
- Nikos Ploumpidis: Greek educator and politician (d. 1954).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 14, 1954?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra) - Cara Mia
- Patti Page - What A Dream
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