Saturday 30 October 1954
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include T Graham Brown and JoAnne Russell in Miami.
In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Royal Box by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color.
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- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Herbert
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Saturninus
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- T Graham Brown: Arabi, Georgia -- Country singer (Come as you Were).
- JoAnne Russell in Miami: Florida, USA; tennis player (Wimbeldon Double 1977).
- Piero Gros: Italian alpine skier, he won a gold medal in the slalom at the 1976 Olympics.
- Simon Reptile: Australian openly-gay entertainer, performance artist, actor, clothing designer, nightclub manager, socialite and frontman of several groups including The Multiple Maniacs.
- Mahmoud Khatib: Egyptian footballer.
- Mario Testino: Peruvian-born English fashion photographer
- Linus Pauling won the Nobel prize in chemistry
- US Armed Forces end segregation of races
- Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments.
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