Friday 28 May 1954
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Tory and George E Mahlberg astrophysicist.
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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- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- John Tory: Canadian lawyer and politician 65th Mayor of Toronto.
- George E Mahlberg astrophysicist: Mount Palomar/Mount Wilson California (1974-78).
- Franck Hammoutene: French architect who was president of 'L'Académie d'architecture' (The Academy of Architecture) between 2008 and 2014.
- Townsend Coleman: American voice actor.
- João de Oliveira: Brazilian jumper (d. 1999).
- Youri Egorov: Russian pianist and composer (d. 1988).
- Andy Hamilton: English actor director and screenwriter.
- Charles Smith: English historian and academic.
- Péter Szilágyi: Hungarian conductor and politician (d. 2013).
- Achille Longo: Composer, dies at 54.
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