What Happened on August 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15th Venice Film Festival: "Romeo and Juliet" directed by Renato Castellani wins Golden Lion
  • WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • John Colwell, Canadian Tour golfer (1978 Simon Fraser), born in Kingston, Ontario