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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1954.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1954: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1954?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1954 US Air Force Academy forms
  • 02 Apr 1954 Plans to build Disneyland 1st announced [see Jan 26]
  • 03 Apr 1954 Me & Juliet closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances
  • 04 Apr 1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open.
  • 06 Apr 1954 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island.
  • 07 Apr 1954 German government refuses to recognize DDR
  • 08 Apr 1954 By the Beautiful Sea opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 270 performances
  • 09 Apr 1954 WECT TV channel 6 in Wilmington, NC (NBC / CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Apr 1954 KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 11 Apr 1954 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA New Orleans Golf Open.
  • 12 Apr 1954 Joe Turner releases Shake, Rattle & Roll
  • 13 Apr 1954 Baltimore Orioles' first game, lose to Detroit Tigers in Detroit 3-0.
  • 14 Apr 1954 Soviet diplomat Vladimir Petrov asks for political asylum in Canberra, Australia.
  • 15 Apr 1954 KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Apr 1954 KVAL TV channel 13 in Eugene, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 18 Apr 1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open.
  • 19 Apr 1954 7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
  • 20 Apr 1954 Golden Apple opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances
  • 21 Apr 1954 Gregori Malenkov becomes Premier of the USSR
  • 22 Apr 1954 Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government.
  • 24 Apr 1954 Australia and the USSR break diplomatic relations
  • 25 Apr 1954 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island atmospher
  • 26 Apr 1954 Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins
  • 28 Apr 1954 U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles accuses Communist China of sending combat troops to Indo-China to train the Viet Minh guerrillas.
  • 30 Apr 1954 Darius Milhauds 4th Concert for piano / orchestra premieres in Haifa

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

Manhattan

Manhattan

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

Star Trek

Star Trek

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1954?
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Bless This House by Norah Lofts

Bless This House

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The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

Life Is Worth Living by Fulton J. Sheen

Life Is Worth Living

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Bishop Fulton Sheen's renowned and inspiring television series, Life Is Worth Living, was watched by millions of viewers from all walks of life and every religious belief.

The Spider King by Lawrence Schoonover

The Spider King

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Excellent book

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

The Conquest Of Everest by Sir John Hunt

The Conquest Of Everest

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This book is about climbing Mount Everest and is an attractive book bound specifically for collectors looking for handsome editions for a library.