What Happened on January 6, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Minghella, English director and screenwriter (The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Hans Robert Hiegel, German architect, born in Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Norbert Hahn, German luger (Olympic gold GDR men's doubles 1976, 80; World C'ship gold 1975, 77), born in Elbingerode, Germany
  • Trudie Styler, English actress, born in Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
  • Yuji Horii, Japanese video game designer, born in Sumoto, Hyōgo, Japan
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Rabbit Maranville, American Baseball HOF infielder (World Series 1914 Boston Braves) and manager (Chicago Cubs), dies at 62
1954 Highlights

About January 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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