What Happened on July 29, 1954

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Publication of "Fellowship of the Ring" 1st volume of "Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien by George Allen and Unwin in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Springer, American actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), dies at 75
1954 Highlights

About July 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cara Mia - David Whitfield with the Mantovani Orchestra and Chorus