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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

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn

Country: United States of America

The Far Country

The Far Country

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

Country: United States of America

Broken Lance

Broken Lance

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1954?
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Never Victorious, Never Defeated by Taylor Caldwell

Never Victorious, Never Defeated

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Personal Name: Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985. Main Title: Never victorious, never defeated. Published/Created: New York, McGraw-Hill [1954] Description: 549 p. 21 cm.

Of Whales And Men by R.B. Robertson

Of Whales And Men

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1954 Alfred A. Knopf Edition, illustrated hardcover on whaling

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.

Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson

Away All Boats

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A vivid portrayal of the officers and sailors of the fictional amphibious transport USS Belinda in the Pacific of World War II.

The Gipsy In The Parlour by Margery Sharp

The Gipsy In The Parlour

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1953. Book Club Edition, Hardbound, 8.5 inches tall, 249 pages. Meet the Sylvesters, a race of silent, powerful, black-haired giants of Devonshire.