On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1954

Historical Events

Music History

Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard" premieres

  • William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • Paul Gregg, American country bassist (Restless Heart - "Big Dreams In A Small Town"; "The Bluest Eyes In Texas"), born in Altus, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Soro, Chilean composer, dies at 70
1954 Highlights

About December 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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