What Happened on October 23, 1954

Historical Events

  • Britain, France & US agree to end occupation of Germany
  • Pakistan Governor-General Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament
  • WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954 History

Famous Birthdays

Ang LeeAng Lee (68 years old)

Taiwanese-born American filmmaker (Brokeback Mountain; Life of Pi), born in Chaochou, Pingtung, Republic of China

Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Zagwijn, Dutch composer and musicologist, dies at 76 [1]

About October 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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