What Happened on April 8, 1954

Historical Events

  • "By the Beautiful Sea" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 270 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • G.V. Loganathan, American professor (d. 2007)
  • Gary Carter, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (11 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1986; Gold Glove Award 1980–82; Montreal Expos, NY Mets), born in Culver City, California (d. 2012)
  • George Mesterhazy, Hungarian-American jazz pianist, and arranger, born in Hungary (d. 2012)
1954 Highlights

About April 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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