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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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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 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

Soldier Of Fortune by Ernest Kellogg Gann

Soldier Of Fortune

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This book will hold you from first to last with its break-neck pace and heavy adventure. A beautiful and unusual love story contributes vitally to the constantly mounting suspense.

Bless This House by Norah Lofts

Bless This House

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The beautiful house was built for a pirate rewarded by Good Queen Bess for the plunder that he brought home. But tragedy was born within its walls before Thomas Rowhedge even

The Mind Alive by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet

The Mind Alive

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1954. First Edition. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.., 333 pages. 1 lb 6 oz. (Dark Green Hardcover with gold lettering spine). The

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.