On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1954

Historical Events

  • 4th Berlin International Film Festival: "Hobson's Choice" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Pierre Mend├Ęs forms French government

Famous Birthdays

  • William Beard, American session and touring rock drummer (Face To Face; Sessions Americana), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Patterson, American politician and attorney, asassinated in Phenix City, Alabama, shortly after his designation as the Democratic candidate for Alabama Attorney General, at 60
1954 Highlights

About June 18, 1954

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

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