On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hidalgo, American Tex-Mex and roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and accordion player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"; Latin Playboys), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hakon Børresen, Danish composer, dies at 78
1954 Highlights

About October 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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