Wednesday 21 July 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabienne Égal and Danielle Debernard.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Broken Lance, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gamble on Love.
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1954 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Fabienne Égal
- Danielle Debernard: French alpine skier, she won a silver medal at the 1972 Olympics (slalom) and a bronze in 1976 (giant slalom).
- Daniele Deberbard
- At Geneva, Switzerland, France agrees to independence of North and South Vietnam.
- First Indochina War: The Geneva Conference partitions Vietnam into North Vietnam and South Vietnam.
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