On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1954

Historical Events

  • "On Your Toes" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • Musical "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC, after 4 performances
  • The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Todd, American actor and producer (Platoon), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Nina Varzar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, dies at 46
1954 Highlights

About December 4, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 3 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