What Happened on November 20, 1954

Historical Events

  • KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Berit Andnor, Swedish politician, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Frank Marino, Canadian rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Steve Dahl, American radio host, Chicago's anti-disco DJ (WLS-FM), born in Pasadena, California
  • Steve Rogers, Australian rugby league centre (24 Tests; NSW; Cronulla-Sutherland), born in Gold Coast, Australia (d. 2006)

Famous Weddings

Johnny Unitas

NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (21) weds his high school sweetheart Dorothy Hoelle

Famous Deaths

  • Clyde Cessna, American aviator and airplane manufacturer, dies at 74
1954 Highlights

About November 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: This Ole House - Rosemary Clooney