What Happened on November 30, 1954

Historical Events

  • 20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)
  • Ann Hodges is bruised by a meteor at Sylacauga, Alabama in first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human
  • John Strydom succeeds D. F. Malan as premier of South Africa
1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • George McArdle, Australian rock bassist (Little River Band), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • June Pointer, American pop and R&B singer (The Pointer Sisters -"Fire"; "He's So Shy"; "Jump (For My Love)'; "Slow Hand"), born in Oakland, California (d. 2006)
  • Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, German conductor and composer, dies at 68

About November 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Let's Have Another Party - Winifred Atwell