Friday 29 January 1954
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dick Manitoba and Oprah Winfrey in Kosciusko.
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Waterfront.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1954 ?
- Dick Manitoba: vocalist (Dictators).
- Oprah Winfrey in Kosciusko: Michigan, USA; actress/TV host (Color Purple, Oprah).
- Oprah Winfrey: American talk show hostess, actress and business executive.
- Christian Bjelland: Norwegian businessman and art collector.
- Greg Brooks: Canadian chef and author.
- Bill Evers: American baseball player coach and manager
- Yukinobu Hoshino: Japanese illustrator
- Terry Kinney: American actor and director
- Richard Manitoba: American singer (The Dictators and MC5)
- Doug Risebrough: Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive
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