What Happened on May 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st shot-put over 60' (18.29 m)-Parry O'Brien, Los Angeles, CA

Famous Birthdays

  • David Keith, actor (Back Roads, Firestarter), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Pat Meyers, LPGA golfer
  • Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere) born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2017)