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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1954?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1954 Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island / New England, kills 68
  • 02 Sep 1954 WTVD TV channel 11 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Sep 1954 China begins artillery bombing on Quemoy and Amoy
  • 04 Sep 1954 Peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 pounds; 22 pounds, over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania.
  • 05 Sep 1954 Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die
  • 06 Sep 1954 68th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (68 61 86)
  • 07 Sep 1954 Integration begins in Washington DC and Baltimore MD public schools
  • 08 Sep 1954 Alan Freed leaves Cleveland to NYC for WINS radio
  • 09 Sep 1954 Indians becomes 1st Cleveland team to win 100 games in a season
  • 10 Sep 1954 12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria
  • 11 Sep 1954 20.4 cm rainfall at Brunswick, Maine (state record)
  • 12 Sep 1954 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St. Louis Golf Open
  • 13 Sep 1954 Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games
  • 14 Sep 1954 Hurricane Edna (second of 1954) hits New York City, causing US$50 million damage.
  • 15 Sep 1954 Black Wednesday in air travel
  • 16 Sep 1954 CKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting
  • 17 Sep 1954 Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 18 Sep 1954 KTUL TV channel 8 in Tulsa, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 19 Sep 1954 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
  • 20 Sep 1954 1st FORTRAN computer program run
  • 21 Sep 1954 1st nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus, commissioned
  • 22 Sep 1954 Brooklyn Dodgers' Karl Spooner strikes out 15 New York Giants' players in his first game.
  • 24 Sep 1954 Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)
  • 25 Sep 1954 Francois Doc Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election
  • 26 Sep 1954 Japanese ferry boat Toya Maru sinks in Strait of Tsugaru, 1172 die
  • 27 Sep 1954 1st African American Supreme Court page is CV Bush
  • 29 Sep 1954 Barefoot Contessa starring Ava Gardner premieres at the Capitol
  • 30 Sep 1954 Boy Friend opens at Royale Theater NYC for 483 performances

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Movies

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

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1954?
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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 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.

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

A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque

A Time To Love And A Time To Die

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From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front.

A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht

A Child Of The Century

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Book by Hecht, Ben