Saturday 22 May 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Dammers and Tashi Grady.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Jerry Dammers: keyboardist (Specials - "The Special").
- Tashi Grady: Canadian-American pro astrologer from the mid-'70s and script writer.
- Shuji Nakamura: Japanese-American physicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate.
- KREX TV channel 5 in Grand Junction, CO (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan is Bar Mitzvahed
- 80th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4.
- The common Nordic Labour Market act is signed.
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