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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1954?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1954 WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, Florida (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Jul 1954 68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 46 62 97)
  • 03 Jul 1954 Wonderful Town closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 559 performances
  • 04 Jul 1954 WMSL (WYUR, now WAFF) TV channel 48 in Huntsville, AL (ABC) begins
  • 05 Jul 1954 B-52A bomber made its maiden flight
  • 06 Jul 1954 KMOS TV channel 6 in Sedalia-Warrensburg, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 07 Jul 1954 T.A.N.U. party founded in Tanzania.
  • 08 Jul 1954 KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 10 Jul 1954 Peter Thomson becomes the first Australian to win the British Open Golf Championship.
  • 11 Jul 1954 First White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Mississippi.
  • 12 Jul 1954 President Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system
  • 13 Jul 1954 21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland
  • 14 Jul 1954 118 degrees F (48 degrees C), Warsaw and Union, Missouri (state record).
  • 15 Jul 1954 1st coml jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)
  • 17 Jul 1954 1st major league game where majority of team is black (Dodgers)
  • 18 Jul 1954 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Inverness Four-Ball Golf Tournament
  • 20 Jul 1954 Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
  • 21 Jul 1954 At Geneva, Switzerland, France agrees to independence of North and South Vietnam.
  • 22 Jul 1954 Virgin Islands (US) adopts constitution (Revised Organic Act)
  • 25 Jul 1954 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open
  • 26 Jul 1954 WCET TV channel 48 in Cincinnati, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 27 Jul 1954 36th PGA Championship: Chick Herbert at Keller Golf Club - St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 28 Jul 1954 Ernest Blochs 4th string quartet, premieres
  • 30 Jul 1954 Bob Kennedy hits the 1st grand slam for the new Baltimore Orioles
  • 31 Jul 1954 First ascent of K2, by an Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1954?
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Forty Plus And Fancy Free by Emily Kimbrough

Forty Plus And Fancy Free

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Non-Fiction, Travel, Adventure, American Literature, Women's Literature

Don Camillo'S Dilemma by Giovanni Guareschi

Don Camillo'S Dilemma

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He was a journalist, writer, humorist. Along with Giovanni Mosca and Giaci Mondaini he founded the humorous magazine "Candido". He was well know because of the "Don Camillo" series based on the stories about the two main characters: Don Camillo, …

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson

Not as a Stranger

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From the time he is a small child Lucas Marsh cannot think of anything except becoming a doctor. He has a very naive and glorified view of medicine and doctors.

The Bad Seed by William March

The Bad Seed

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William March's 1954 classic thriller that's as chilling, intelligent and timely as ever before. This paperback reissue includes a new P.S. section with author interviews, insights, features, suggested reading and more. What

A Wreath For The Enemy by Pamela Frankau

A Wreath For The Enemy

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'In my youth...I had an overwhelming passion to be like other people. Other people were a whole romantic race, miles beyond my reach.