What Happened on November 4, 1954

Historical Events

  • Harold Rome, S. N. Behrman, and Joshua Logan's musical romance "Fanny", starring Ezio Pinza, Walter Slezak, and Florence Henderson, opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances, winning one Tony Award
  • Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Aksinin, Russian athlete (Olympic gold, 4×100m relay 1980; bronze 1976), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Chris Difford, British lyricist, guitarist and vocalist (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"; "Tempted"), born in Greenwich, London
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Stig Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31

About November 4, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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