Monday 18 October 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Édouard Stern and Liz Burch.
In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits.
White Christmas, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Halls of Ivy.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Édouard Stern: French banker and friend of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
- Liz Burch: Australian actress.
- Nick Houghton: English general.
- Arliss Howard: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Yūji Mitsuya: Japanese actor.
- WBTW TV channel 13 in Florence, SC (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
- WNBC radio changes call letters to WRCA (NYC)
- Hurricane Hazel (third of 1954) becomes most severe to hit US.
- Texas Instruments announces the first Transistor radio.
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