Saturday 17 April 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roddy Piper and Riccardo Patrese.
In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
while Flying Saucers Have Landed by Desmond Leslie and George Adamski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Lone Wolf.
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- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Roddy Piper: Wrestler.
- Riccardo Patrese: Italian race car driver of Formula 1 cars.
- Michael Sembello: American singer-songwriter.
- Kim Tyler in Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Kyle - Please Don't Eat the Daisies).
- Rowdy Roddy Piper: Canadian professional wrestler.
- Lester Square: Canadian guitarist (The Monochrome Set and Adam and the Ants).
- Lucretiu Patrascanu: Romanian communist activist (Born 1900).
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