Friday 24 September 1954
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephen Jones and Helen Lederer.
In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
The Barefoot Contessa, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vise.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1954 ?
- Stephen Jones: Art historian.
- Helen Lederer: Welsh actress and screenwriter.
- Lilian Letona: Salvadoran activist (d. 1983).
- Marco Tardelli: Italian footballer and coach.
- Edward Pilgrim: British suicide hastened by bureaucracy (Born 1904).
- Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)
- Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1954 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Smile - Nat King Cole (Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra)
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