Thursday 14 October 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Williams (basketball) and Carole Malone.
In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits.
White Christmas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Wicked Pavilion by Dawn Powell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Halls of Ivy.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Ray Williams (basketball)
- Carole Malone: English newspaper columnist.
- Mordechai Vanunu: Moroccan-Israeli technician and academic.
- Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53
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