What Happened on May 8, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st shot-put throw over 60' (18.29 m) by American Parry O'Brien, Los Angeles, California

Famous Birthdays

  • David Keith, American actor (Back Roads, Firestarter), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2017)
1954 Highlights

About May 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

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