Monday 23 August 1954
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Sharpe and Charles Busch.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Egyptian, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mickey Rooney Show.
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Richard Sharpe: American physician, a dermatologist at the Cape Ann Medical Center in Gloucester, MA.
- Charles Busch: American director, writer, actor and drag queen.
- First flight of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.
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