Wednesday 18 August 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Umberto Guidoni and Angela Dimitriou.
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 Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Toi et moi.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Umberto Guidoni: Italian astronaut; one of two astronauts who participated in the failed shuttle mission of 2/22/1996.
- Angela Dimitriou: Greek singer.
- Laura Bernieri: American script writer, producer and distributor of independent films, Bernieri is an entertainment entrepreneur.
- Gregg Leakes: Reality Star.
- James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting
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