Thursday 26 August 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Morley and Michael Chetwood.
In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Suddenly, directed by Lewis Allen, 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 Mickey Rooney Show.
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Tony Morley
- Michael Chetwood: Rocker.
- Sarah Lundy: Horse trainer.
- Wally Murphy: Rocker.
- Howard Clark: English golfer and sportscaster.
- Tracy Krohn: American race car driver and businessman.
- Hugh Pelham: Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge.
- Efren Reyes: Filipino pool player.
- Steve Wright: English radio host.
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