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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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La Strada

La Strada

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani

Country: United States of America

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Release year: 1954

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Country: United States of America

Journey to Italy

Journey to Italy

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban, Anna Proclemer

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1954?
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But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis

But We Were Born Free

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Book by Davis, Elmer Holmes

Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal

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A politically-minded young lady and an awkward lawyer marry and eventually become President and First Lady

Madame De Pompadour by Nancy Mitford

Madame De Pompadour

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When Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of Louis XV, no one expected her to retain his affections for long. A member of the bourgeoisie rather than an aristocrat, she was

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.

Reach For The Sky by Paul Brickhill

Reach For The Sky

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Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought