Wednesday 28 April 1954
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wayne Madsen and Vic Sotto.
In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Seven Years In Tibet by Heinrich Harrer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
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- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Wayne Madsen: American investigative journalist, columnist and blogger of "The Madsen Report.
- Vic Sotto: Filipino actor, host, comedian, and film producer.
- Timothy Curley: American educator.
- Michael Jackson: American politician 3rd Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
- Ron Zook: American football player and coach.
- Leon Jouhaux: French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1879).
- U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles accuses Communist China of sending combat troops to Indo-China to train the Viet Minh guerrillas.
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