What Happened on October 9, 1954

Historical Events

  • KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • James Fearnley, British celtic-punk accordionist (The Pogues - "The Irish Rover"), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester, England
  • John O'Hurley, American actor (Seinfeld -"J.Peterman"), and game show host (Family Feud, 2006-10), born in Kittery, Maine
  • Scott Bakula, American actor (Quantum Leap, Gung Ho, Murphy Brown), born in St Louis, Missouri
1954 Highlights

About October 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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