What Happened on December 25, 1954

Historical Events

  • WSFA TV channel 12 in Montgomery, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Annie LennoxAnnie Lennox (68 years old)

Scottish vocalist (Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams"; solo - "Why"), born in Aberdeen, Scotland

Joaquín Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán (68 years old)

Mexican drug lord and escape artist, born in La Tuna, Sinaloa, Mexico (or April 4th, 1957)

  • Robin Campbell, British reggae vocalist andguitarist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"),born in Birmingham, England
  • Steve Wariner, American country singer (Small Town Girl), born in Noblesville, Indiana
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Ace, American rhythm and blues singer, accidentally shoots himself in the head at 25
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey, American botanist, horticulturalist and writer (Hortus), dies at 96
  • Rosario Scalero, composer, dies at 84
1954 Highlights

About December 25, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Let's Have Another Party - Winifred Atwell