What Happened on October 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Father Knows Best" premieres
  • KFVS TV channel 12 in Cape Girardeau, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real), born in Brooklyn, New York

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton
Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Al Sharpton
  • Dennis Eckersley, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Oakland, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Stevie Ray Vaughan, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), born in Dallas, Texas

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Prior, actor (Pollyanna), dies at 87