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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1954?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1954 British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation.
  • 02 Oct 1954 8th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Detroit 2-2 at Detroit
  • 03 Oct 1954 Father Knows Best premieres
  • 05 Oct 1954 Hurricane Hazel hits Eastern US.
  • 07 Oct 1954 Hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt
  • 09 Oct 1954 KTIV TV channel 4 in Sioux City, IA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Oct 1954 Ho Chi Minh enters Hanoi after French troops pulled out
  • 11 Oct 1954 On Your Toes opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • 14 Oct 1954 Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53
  • 15 Oct 1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US and Canada, 348 die
  • 17 Oct 1954 Philadelphia Eagles' Adrian Burk passes for seven touchdowns vs Washington Redskins (49-21).
  • 18 Oct 1954 WBTW TV channel 13 in Florence, SC (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 19 Oct 1954 Egypt and Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs
  • 20 Oct 1954 Peter Pan opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 149 performances
  • 21 Oct 1954 Indonesian troops land in New-Guinea
  • 22 Oct 1954 West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  • 23 Oct 1954 German FR joins NATO
  • 24 Oct 1954 Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam
  • 25 Oct 1954 Landslides caused by heavy rains hit Salerno, Italy, killing about 300.
  • 26 Oct 1954 Chevrolet unveils V-8 engine
  • 27 Oct 1954 B O Davis Jr becomes 1st black general in USAF
  • 28 Oct 1954 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Ernest Hemingway
  • 29 Oct 1954 Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership
  • 30 Oct 1954 Linus Pauling won the Nobel prize in chemistry
  • 31 Oct 1954 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Texas Golf Open

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Movies

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White Christmas

White Christmas

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Country: United States of America

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A Lesson in Love

A Lesson in Love

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Eva Dahlbeck, Gunnar Björnstrand, Yvonne Lombard, Harriet Andersson

Lease of Life

Lease of Life

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Charles Frend

Starring: Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri, Denholm Elliott

Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Journal Of Edwin Carp by Richard Haydn

The Journal Of Edwin Carp

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If you've ever wondered just what goes on in the mind of that marvelously comical character actor Richard Haydn, you won't believe what you are about to read: his only book.

The Healing Oath by Andre Soubiran

The Healing Oath

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THE HEALING OATH, HARDCOVER, BY ANDRE SOUBIRAN, G.P PUTMAN'S SONS, 376 PAGES

The Fall Of A Titan by Igor Gouzenko

The Fall Of A Titan

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Fall Of A Titan, The, by Gouzenko, Igor

A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht

A Child Of The Century

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Book by Hecht, Ben

The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson

The Long Ships

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Frans Gunnar Bengtsson’s The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world of the tenth century AD when the Vikings roamed and rampaged from the northern fastnesses of Scandinavia down to the Mediterranean.