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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1954: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1954?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1954 Nationalist China and US sign dike agreement.
  • 02 Dec 1954 Hit the Trail opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 04 Dec 1954 Hit the Trail closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 05 Dec 1954 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Dec 1954 Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt.
  • 07 Dec 1954 KCTS TV channel 9 in Seattle, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 08 Dec 1954 WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Dec 1954 Philadelphia Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium.
  • 11 Dec 1954 Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium
  • 14 Dec 1954 WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 15 Dec 1954 Netherlands Antilles becomes co-equal part of Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • 17 Dec 1954 WEAU TV channel 13 in Eau Claire, WI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 24 Dec 1954 Council for the Children Protection forms in Netherlands.
  • 25 Dec 1954 WSFA TV channel 12 in Montgomery, AL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 26 Dec 1954 The Shadow, airs for last time on radio
  • 27 Dec 1954 Saint of Bleecker Street opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 28 Dec 1954 KEPR TV channel 19 in Pasco-Kennewick-Richl, WA (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 29 Dec 1954 Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being.
  • 30 Dec 1954 House of Flowers opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 165 performances

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Music charts

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Movies

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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America

Books

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The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso

The View From Pompey'S Head

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Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to …

No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman

No Time For Sergeants

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No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger Butterfield

The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

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The Saturday Evening Post Treasury

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

The Fall Of A Titan by Igor Gouzenko

The Fall Of A Titan

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Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor