On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Your Show Of Shows" last airs on NBC-TV

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ecclesiae fastos

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

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
1954 Highlights

About June 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini