On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Your Show Of Shows" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ecclesiae fastos

Famous Birthdays

  • Haluk Bilginer, Turkish actor
  • Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave), born in London, England
  • Nancy Stafford [Nancy Elizabeth], Wilton Manors, Florida, American actress (Joan-St Elsewhere, 1977 Miss Florida)
  • Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
  • Phil Neale, English cricketer and coach, born in Scunthorpe