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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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Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

The Long, Long Trailer

The Long, Long Trailer

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Country: United States of America

Ride Clear of Diablo

Ride Clear of Diablo

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Dan Duryea, Abbe Lane

Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Neville Brand, Emile Meyer, Frank Faylen, Leo Gordon

Books

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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.

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.

Fire In The Ashes by Theodore Harold White

Fire In The Ashes

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This is the story of a new Europe rising from the ashes of despair - and of America's great adventure as leader of the Western world.

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.

Rainbow On The Road by Esther Forbes

Rainbow On The Road

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First printing in VG+ condition. Shelf wear at the base of the spine and the bottoms of the boards. Small bumps to the outer tips. Name written on the upper right corner of the front fly.