What Happened on September 20, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st FORTRAN computer program run
  • 1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution
  • KETC TV channel 9 in Saint Louis, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of Interest

Los Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas," premieres in Angeles

  • New Zealand's Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents reports just ten days after concluding hearings.

Sports History

Roger Bannister awarded Britain's Silver Pears Trophy

1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Mcintosh, British member of European parliament, born in Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland
  • Brinke Stevens [Charlene Brinkman], American actress (Slumber Party Massacre), born in San Diego, California
  • Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner (Anaheim Ducks), born in Buffalo, New York

Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein (68 years old)

American CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, born in NYC, New York

  • Peter White, British rock and smooth jazz guitarist, and songwriter (Al Stewart), born in Luton, England
  • Silvio Leonard, Cuban 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
Born in 1954

About September 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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