Friday 31 December 1954, NewYear’s Eve
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Salmond and Alex Salmond.
In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
Taxi Driver, directed by Chetan Anand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger Butterfield was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Was bin ich?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 December 1954
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1954 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Alexander Salmond: Scottish politician, a Member of Parliament of the National Party returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
- Alex Salmond: Scottish politician.
- Hermann Tilke: German race car driver and engineer.
- Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu: Turkish sergeant and politician (d. 2009).
- Peter Van Anrooy: Conductor / Composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), dies at 75.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1954 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Eddie Calvert - Oh Mein Papa
- Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers - The Finger Of Suspicion
- Rosemary Clooney & The Mellomen - Mambo Italiano
- Frankie Laine - Blowing Wild
- Billy Eckstine - No One But You
- Winifred Atwell - Let's Have A Party
- Ronnie Hilton - I Still Believe
- David Whitfield - Rags To Riches
- Mantovani - Swedish Rhapsody
- Ruby Murray - Heartbeat
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?