Thursday 17 June 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Linn-Baker in Saint Louis and Len Davies.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
The Caine Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Center Stage.
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- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Mark Linn-Baker in Saint Louis: Missouri, USA; actor (Larry Appleton - Perfect Strangers).
- Len Davies: British pro wrestling promoter.
- Mark Linn-Baker: American actor and director.
- CIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co)
- Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
- Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends
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