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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1954?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1954 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US house of reps injuring 5 reps
  • 04 Mar 1954 JE Wilkins, appointed 1st Black US sub-cabinet member
  • 05 Mar 1954 Girl in Pink Tights opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 performances
  • 07 Mar 1954 Russia wins title in their first international ice hockey competition.
  • 09 Mar 1954 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) NYC (Castro Decorators)
  • 11 Mar 1954 US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics.
  • 12 Mar 1954 Finland and Germany officially end their state of war.
  • 13 Mar 1954 Viet Minh General Giap opens assault on That Bien Phu.
  • 14 Mar 1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
  • 15 Mar 1954 CBS Morning Show premieres with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar
  • 19 Mar 1954 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright.
  • 20 Mar 1954 First newspaper vending machine used (Columbia, Pennsylvania).
  • 21 Mar 1954 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC / CBS / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 22 Mar 1954 First shopping mall opened in Southfield, Michigan, USA.
  • 23 Mar 1954 In Vietnam, the Viet Minh capture the main airstrip of Dien Bien Phu. The remaining French Army units there are partially isolated.
  • 25 Mar 1954 26th Academy Awards: From Here to Eternity, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn win.
  • 26 Mar 1954 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island.
  • 27 Mar 1954 The Castle Romeo nuclear test explosion is executed.
  • 28 Mar 1954 8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon and Kismet win.
  • 29 Mar 1954 A C-47 transport with the French nurse Genevieve de Galard on board is wrecked on the runway at Dien Bien Phu.
  • 30 Mar 1954 The Yonge Street subway line opens in Toronto. It is the first subway in Canada.
  • 31 Mar 1954 US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is established.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1954?
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The Death Of Kings by Charles Wertenbaker

The Death Of Kings

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First Edition, First Print, dj in poor condition, intact but soiled and small tears, pages lightly tone and in very good condition, great book!!

The Secret Diary Of Harold L. Ickes by Harold L. Ickes

The Secret Diary Of Harold L. Ickes

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The Secret Diary of Harold L. Ickes, Volume III: the Lowering Clouds 1939-1941 [Hardcover] Harold L. Ickes (Author)

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.

The Twenty-Year Revolution by Chesly Manly

The Twenty-Year Revolution

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The twenty-year revolution from Roosevelt to Eisenhower (Hardcover) by Chesly Manly (Author)

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I