What Happened on November 15, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begin as SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) inaugurates DC-6B service between Los Angeles, California and Copenhagen, Denmark, via Greenland and Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Birthdays

  • Ab Bryant, Canadian rock bassist (Chilliwack, 1978-81 - "My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone)"), born in Canada
  • Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Polish, politician (President of Poland, 1995-2005), born in Białogard, Poland
  • Mitch Easter, American record producer (REM), and rock musician, born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Tony Thompson, American session and touring drummer (Chic; LaBelle; The Power Station), born in New York City (d. 2003)
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

Lionel Barrymore (1878-1954)

American actor (It's A Wonderful Life; Dr. Kildare (films); Key Largo), dies at 76

1954 Highlights

About November 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Hold My Hand - Don Cornell