What Happened on February 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • WNEM TV channel 5 in Bay City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Iain [Menzies] Banks, UK, sci-fi author (Wasp Factory), (d. 2013)
  • Margaux Hemingway, actress (Lipstick, They Call Me Bruce), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Michael Holding, West Indian cricket fast bowler (60 Tests, 249 wickets, BB 8/92; Jamaica, Derbyshire CCC, Lancashire CCC) and broadcaster (Sky Sports), born in Kingston, Jamaica
1954 Highlights

About February 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Oh Mein Papa - Eddie Calvert