What Happened on June 12, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Girl in Pink Tights" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 115 performances
  • 86th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard High Gun wins in 2:30.8

Music Single

Bill Haley & His Comets release the hit single "Rock Around the Clock"

  • Milwaukee Braves spot starting pitcher Jim Wilson throws first no-hitter in history of County Stadium when he blanks Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0
1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Neil Oatley, English engineer, born in Camberwell, London
  • Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host and comedian, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
Born in 1954

About June 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

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