What Happened on May 28, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • George E Mahlberg, American astronomer (Mt Palomar/Mt Wilson, California, 1974-78), movie actor, sound engineer, and DJ (Dr. Cosmo), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • John Tory, Canadian lawyer and politician (Mayor of Toronto, 2016-2023), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Youri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist, born in Kazan, USSR (d. 1988)
Born in 1954

Famous Weddings

Kirk Douglas

"The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds for German-Belgian-American publicist Ann Buydens (24) (second time for each) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, until his death in 2020

Famous Deaths

  • Achille Longo, Italian composer and pedagogue, dies at 54
1954 Highlights

About May 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

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