What Happened on August 26, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Efren Reyes 'The Magician', Filipino professional pool player, born in Mexico, Philippines
  • Michael Chetwood, British keyboard player (T'Pau), born in Shropshire, England
  • Steve Wright, Britain's wacky DJ and actor (Funny Man)
  • Wally Murphy, American pedal steel guitarist (Asleep At The Wheel, 1981-85; STEEL)
Born in 1954
1954 Highlights

About August 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cara Mia - David Whitfield with the Mantovani Orchestra and Chorus