Tuesday 19 January 1954
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katey Sagal and Thierry Jonquet.
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Spirit Of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stories of the Century.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 January 1954 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Katey Sagal: American actress, perhaps best known for her role as Peg in "Married with Children, " a long-running popular TV series (1987-1997).
- Thierry Jonquet: French writer who specialised in crime novels with political themes.
- Cindy Sherman: American photographer, a highly respected New Yorker who frequently presents herself as the subject and model of her photographs.
- Sally Amis: Welsh noted family member, the daughter of British writer, Kingsley Amis.
- Clifford Tabin: American geneticist and academic.
- Katharina Thalbach: German actress and film director.
- Katey Sagal in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Peg Bundy - Married With Children).
- Steve DeBerg NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos: Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers).
- Theodor Kaluza: German mathematician and physicist (Born 1885).
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