What Happened on April 17, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Tyler, American actor (Kyle-Please Don't Eat Daisies), born in Hollywood, California
  • Michael Sembello, American Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, composer and producer ("Maniac"; "Flashdance"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Riccardo Patrese, Italian racing driver (Grand Prix), born in Padua, Italy

Roddy Piper (1954-2015)

Canadian pro wrestler (WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight C'ship 1992; World Tag Team C'ship [Ric Flair] 2006), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Lucreţiu Pătrăşcanu, Romanian communist activist and sociologist, dies at 53
1954 Highlights

About April 17, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I See The Moon - Stargazers