Saturday 21 August 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Humbert Balsan and Archie Griffin.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Sansho the Bailiff, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Healing Oath by Andre Soubiran was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Red Skelton Revue.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1954 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Archie Griffin: American football player, the first two-time winner of the prestigious Heisman Trophy and three-time All-American between 1973 and 1975.
- Humbert Balsan: French film producer and chairman of the European Film Academy.
- Steve Smith (musician)
- Bodil Niska: Norwegian saxophonist and composer.
- Bruce Berenyi: American pro athlete, a pitcher with the Cincinnati Reds Baseball franchise and later with the New York Mets.
- Steve Smith: American drummer (Journey Montrose Steps Ahead The RD Crusaders and Vital Information).
- Chip Coffey: American psychic who appears as a medium on various paranormal television programs, primarily "Paranormal State" and "Psychic Kids.
- Didier Six: French international football/soccer player, who played as a winger and earned 52 caps and scored 13 goals for the France national football team.
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