What Happened on November 16, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Barrett, American novelist (Servants of the Map), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bruce Edwards, American golf caddie (mainly for 5 x British Open champion Tom Watson), born in Wethersfield, Connecticut (d. 2004)
  • Dick Gross, Australian politician
  • Luis Conte, Cuban session and touring percussionist (Madonna; Jackson Browne; James Taylor; Shakira), and bandleader, born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Francis Blakeslee, American botanist, dies at 80
1954 Highlights

About November 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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