Sunday 16 May 1954US date format: 5/16/1954, UK date format: 16/5/1954
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1954). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include [Dafydd] Rhys Williams in Saskatoon and Janet Maw.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fast and Loose.
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- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Janet Maw: Actress (Sparrow, King John, Mayor of Casterbridge).
- [Dafydd] Rhys Williams in Saskatoon: Saskatchewan, Canada; MD/astronaut (STS 90).
- Daniel Goossens: French cartoonist, who has worked for the magazines Pionniers, Pilote, Fluide Glacial, Le Petit Psikopat Illustré and Rigolo.
- Cliff Kincaid: American editor of the AIM Report, a twice-monthly newsletter published by Accuracy in Media, a non-profit news media watchdog.
- Dafydd Williams: Canadian physician and astronaut.
- WGAN (now WGME) TV channel 13 in Portland, ME (CBS) 1st broadcast
- Ted Williams gets eight hits in first game (designated hitter) since breaking collarbone.
- Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA National Capital Golf Open.
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