On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1954

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Elvis Presley records his debut single "That's All Right"

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher S. Nelson, American actor (Sons & Daughters), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Michael W Butler, computer programmer (created TODAY program)
  • Stan Ridgway, American singer-songwriter (Wall Of Voodoo), born in Barstow, California

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66
1954 Highlights

About April 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries