What Happened on December 31, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Salmond, Scottish politician (Scottish National Party) First Minister of Scotland (2007-14), born in Linlithgow, Scotland
  • Hermann Tilke, German racing circuit architect, born in Olpe, Germany
  • Sylvie Bodorová, Czech contemporary classical composer (Dignitas homini; Ventimiglia), born in České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Van Anrooy, Dutch conductor and composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), dies at 75
1954 Highlights

About December 31, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 5 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