Tuesday 17 August 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrés Arango and Eric Johnson.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Dawn at Socorro, directed by George Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Toi et moi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 August 1954
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1954 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Andrés Arango: Colombian lawyer and politician 38th President of Colombia.
- Eric Johnson: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer.
- Billy Murray: Singer (Denver Nightengale), dies at 77.
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