What Happened on November 3, 1954

Historical Events

  • Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard], British punk rocker ("Goody Two Shoes"; "Antmusic"), born in London, Engalnd
  • Brigitte Lin, Taiwanese actress (Red Dust, Swordsman II), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Godzilla, Japanese monster (Godzilla)
  • Kevin P Chilton, American General, test pilot and NASA astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1954

Famous Weddings

Sonny Bono

American aspiring songwriter Sonny Bono (19) weds American Donna Rankin; divorce in 1962

Famous Deaths

Henri MatisseHenri Matisse (1869-1954)

French painter and sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84

1954 Highlights

About November 3, 1954

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

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: My Son My Son - Vera Lynn