Saturday August 14, 1954

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

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on August 14, 1954, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac and Moon Sign 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 that special week of August people in US were listening to Cara Mia by David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra). 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 movie released in 1954 while Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell was one of the best selling book.
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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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Boot Polish

Boot Polish

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Prakash Arora

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

Her Twelve Men

Her Twelve Men

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Greer Garson, Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan, Richard Haydn

The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Muriel Box

Starring: Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Donald Sinden, Paul Rogers

Rear Window

Rear Window

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

The Raid

The Raid

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

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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.

What was the number one song in August 14, 1954?

The number one song in the week of August 14, 1954 was Cara Mia by David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra) in US and Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra in UK.

What were the top hits on August 14, 1954?

The top hits on August 14, 1954 were Cara Mia by David Whitfield (Mantovani & His Orchestra), What A Dream by Patti Page in US and Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra, Little Things Mean A Lot by Kitty Kallen, Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra in UK.