What Happened in 1954 (Part 7)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 666 of 666

  • Nov 29th Joel Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Nov 30th George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • Nov 30th June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
  • Nov 30th Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)
  • Dec 1st Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)
  • Dec 2nd Dan Butler, actor (Bob "Bulldog" Briscoe-Frasier)
  • Dec 2nd Danielle Alexander, country music pianist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 2nd Huub Stapel, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned, Attic: Hiding of Anne Frank)
  • Dec 2nd Stone Phillips, news host (NBC Dateline)
  • Dec 3rd Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • Dec 3rd Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • Dec 4th Tony Todd, American actor and producer
  • Dec 5th Kathryn Young, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 6th Chris Stamey, rocker
  • Dec 6th Miles Chapin, actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 7th Gianfranco Jannuzzo, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 7th Julie Halston, actress (Juror, Drunks, Addams Family Values)
  • Dec 7th Mike Nolan, Irish singer (Bucks Fizz), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Dec 7th Mark Hofmann, American forger and bomber
  • Dec 8th Harold Hongju Koh, Korean-American Dean of Yale Law School
  • Dec 9th Herman Finkers, Dutch cabaret performer
  • Dec 10th Jack Hues, English musician
  • Dec 11th Bradley Dub Bryant, Amarillo TX, PGA golfer (1995 Walt Disney)
  • Dec 11th Jermaine Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Dec 11th Sylvester Clarke, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler & brick-thrower)
  • Dec 11th Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Icelandic engineer
  • Dec 11th Santiago Creel, Mexican politician
  • Dec 12th Liz Claman, American television anchor
  • Dec 13th John Anderson, Apopka Fla, country singer/actor (Lone Wolf McQuade)
  • Dec 13th Steve Forbert, rocker
  • Dec 13th Tamora Pierce, American author
  • Dec 14th Alan Kulwicki, Greenfield Wisc, NASCAR racer (Winston Cup)
  • Dec 14th Eva Mattes, Tegernsee Germany, actress (Celeste, Man Like Eva)
  • Dec 14th Hans William Schlegel, Oberlingen Germany, Astronaut (STS 55)
  • Dec 14th Ib Anderson, Copenhagen, ballet dancer
  • Dec 14th Steven Glenwood MacLean, astronaut (STS 52), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Dec 14th James Horan, Louisville, Kentucky, American actor (General Hospital, Transformers Prime)
  • Dec 15th Alex Cox, director (Repo Man)
  • Dec 15th Justin Ross, American actor (Sinatra, Chorus Line, Fan, Quick Change), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 15th Mike Ratledge, author (2DAY & NEWDAY)/ratledgm@spawar.navy.mil
  • Dec 16th Joslyn Y Hoyte-Smith, Barbados, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • Dec 18th Ray Liotta, actor (Sacha-Casablanca, Goodfellas), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 20th Michael Badalucco, American actor
  • Dec 20th Sandra Cisneros, American writer

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Dec 21st [Christine] Chris Evert, Fort Lauderdale Florida, tennis champion (18 singles Gram Slams, 3 doubles titles)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
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  • Dec 22nd Derick Parry, cricketer (WI off-spinner early 80's)
  • Dec 22nd Jayaseelan Naidoo, South African worker's union leader
  • Dec 22nd Hideshi Matsuda, Japanese racing driver
  • Dec 23rd Brian Teacher, San Diego Cal, tennis star
  • Dec 25th Annie Lennox, Aberdeen Scotld, vocalist (Eurythmics-Sweet Dreams, Why)
  • Dec 25th Robin Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Dec 25th Steve Wariner, Noblesville Indiana, country singer (Small Town Girl)
  • Dec 25th Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Mexican drug lord and escape artist, born in La Tuna, Sinaloa, Mexico (or April 4th, 1957)
  • Dec 26th Ozzie Smith, Mobile AL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Dec 26th Peter Woods, rocker (Romeo Void-Girl in Trouble)
  • Dec 26th Susan H Butcher, dog sled driver (Idatarod)
  • Dec 26th Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Dec 26th Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)

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Dec 28th Denzel Washington, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Dr Chandler-St Elsewhere)

  • Dec 28th Rosie Vela, British singer (Zazu, Fools Paradise)
  • Dec 28th Tony Rosato, Naples Italy, comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live, Amanda's)
  • Dec 29th Glenn Myernick, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Dec 29th Roger Voudouris, rock vocalist, born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 29th Prince Takamado of Japan (d. 2002)
  • Dec 31st Alex Salmond, Scottish politician
  • Dec 31st Hermann Tilke, German racing circuit architect

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths


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