On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1954

Historical Events

  • Great Britain's 2 biggest steel factories nationalized
  • UEFA (Union des Associations Europ√©ennes de Football) is formed in Basle, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (Olympic Gold 1972), born in Wollongong, Australia (d. 1996)
  • James Belushi, American comedian (Saturday Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager
  • Terri Gibbs, American blind country music singer ("Somebody's Knockin'"), born in Miami, Florida
1954 Highlights

About June 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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