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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1954?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1954 1st TV soap opera Secret Storm premieres
  • 02 Feb 1954 Snow falls on Gibraltar
  • 03 Feb 1954 Jeen van den Berg win Dutch Eleven Cities Skating race (7:32).
  • 05 Feb 1954 WCDC TV channel 19 in Adams, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 09 Feb 1954 Mario Scelba forms new government in Italy.
  • 10 Feb 1954 Eisenhower warns against US intervention in Vietnam
  • 11 Feb 1954 In Los Angeles, California, the 6th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Ed Sullivan. Best Audience Participation, Quiz or Panel Program: This Is Your Life and What's My Line?
  • 13 Feb 1954 Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
  • 14 Feb 1954 Sen John Kennedy appears on Meet the Press
  • 15 Feb 1954 WRDW TV channel 12 in Augusta, Georgia (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Feb 1954 WNEM TV channel 5 in Bay City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 17 Feb 1954 The Detroit Auto Show opens for press previews, in Michigan. The Ford Motor Company shows its new two-seat convertible, calling it a "personal car", with the name "Fairlane".
  • 18 Feb 1954 The first Church of Scientology is established in Los Angeles, California.
  • 19 Feb 1954 WAST (now WNYT) TV channel 13 in Albany-Troy, New York (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 20 Feb 1954 General Zahedi wins election in Persia.
  • 23 Feb 1954 1st mass inoculation with Salk vaccine (Pittsburgh)
  • 25 Feb 1954 Abdul Nasser appointed Egyptian premier.
  • 26 Feb 1954 First typesetting machine (photo engraving) is used, in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 28 Feb 1954 Patty Berg / Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament

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Music charts

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Movies

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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Kimberly Stringer

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1954?
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The Greatest Faith Ever Known by Fulton Oursler

The Greatest Faith Ever Known

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This sequel to The Greatest Story Ever Told follows the turbulent adventures of the apostles Paul, Peter, and James after the crucifixion of Christ in their struggle to spread the Good News to the world.

The Age Of The Moguls by Stewart H. Holbrook

The Age Of The Moguls

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Book by Stewart H. Holbrook

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 Shadows Of The Images by William E. Barrett

The Shadows Of The Images

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Dust jacket shows some wear. Book itself in good condition. Tight binding and flat. Not ex library.

Love Is A Bridge by Charles Bracelen Flood

Love Is A Bridge

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in8. Relié.