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Abraham Leib Zissu (first name also Avram, middle name also Leiba or Leibu; January 25, 1888 – September 6, 1956) was a Romanian writer, political essayist, industrialist, and spokesman of the Jewish Romanian community.
Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi (عبد الفتاح سعيد حسين خليل السيسي,; born 19 November 1954) is an Egyptian politician who is the current sixth President of Egypt, in office since 2014.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
Achille Compagnoni (26 September 1914 – 13 May 2009) was an Italian mountaineer and skier.
Achille Van Acker (8 April 1898 – 10 July 1975) was a Belgian politician who served four terms as Prime Minister of Belgium between 1946 and 1958.
Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician.
Adnan Menderes (1899 – 17 September 1961) or Ali Adnan Ertekin Menderes was the Turkish Prime Minister between 1950–1960.
Adolph Otto Niedner (1863–1954) was an American gunsmith remembered for pioneering work with cartridges including the.22 Long Rifle and.25-06 Remington.
The AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September or the first Saturday in October at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the Australian Football League (AFL) premiers for that year.
was a Japanese film director and screenwriter, who directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author.
Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. (born October 3, 1954) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, television/radio talk show host and a former White House adviser for President Barack Obama.
Alain Leroy Locke (September 13, 1885 – June 9, 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts.
Alan Dennis Kulwicki (December 14, 1954 – April 1, 1993), nicknamed "Special K" and the "Polish Prince", was an American NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) racecar driver.
Alan Mark Poul (born May 1, 1954) is an American film and television producer and director.
Alan Mathison Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.
Albert Francis Blakeslee (November 9, 1874 – November 16, 1954) was an American botanist.
Albrecht Böttcher (born 29 December 1954) is a German mathematician.
Alcide Amedeo Francesco De Gasperi (3 April 1881 – 19 August 1954) was an Italian statesman who founded the Christian Democracy party.
Alejandro Camacho (born Alejandro Camacho Pastrana on July 11, 1954) is a Mexican actor and producer.
Aleksander Kwaśniewski (born 15 November 1954) is a Polish politician and journalist.
Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American retired basketball player.
Alexander Elliot Anderson Salmond (born 31 December 1954) is a Scottish politician who served as the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.
Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko (translit,; ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ɫʊkɐˈʂɛnkə; born 30 August 1954) is a Belarusian politician serving as President of Belarus since the office was created on 20 July 1994.
Alfredo Stroessner Matiauda (November 3, 1912 – August 16, 2006) was a Paraguayan military officer who served as President of Paraguay from 1954 to 1989.
Alfedo Verzosa y Florentin (9 December 1877 - 27 June 1954) was a Filipino Catholic Bishop and Servant of God venerated in the Catholic Church.
Algeria (الجزائر, familary Algerian Arabic الدزاير; ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ; Dzayer; Algérie), officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.
Alice Maud Krige (born 28 June 1954) is a South African actress and producer.
American Motors Corporation (AMC) was an American automobile company formed by the 1954 merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company.
Amy Heckerling (born May 7, 1954) is an American film director.
Anacani Maria Consuelo y Castillo Lopez Cantor Montoya (born April 10, 1954) is a Mexican singer best known as a featured performer on The Lawrence Welk Show television program.
Anatoly Kudryavitsky (Russian: Анатолий Исаевич Кудрявицкий; born 17 August 1954 in Moscow) is a Russian-Irish novelist, poet, editor and literary translator.
Andrass Samuelsen (Andreas Samuelsen; 1 July 1873 – 30 June 1954) was a Faroese politician and member of the Union Party.
André Derain (10 June 1880 – 8 September 1954) was a French artist, painter, sculptor and co-founder of Fauvism with Henri Matisse.
Andrés Pastrana Arango (born August 17, 1954) was the 30th President of Colombia from 1998 to 2002, following in the footsteps of his father, Misael Pastrana Borrero, who was president from 1970 to 1974.
Andre Nolan Dawson (born July 10, 1954), nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is a former American professional baseball player.
Andrei Gennadyevich Karlov (Андре́й Генна́дьевич Ка́рлов; 4 February 1954 – 19 December 2016) was a Russian career diplomat who served as the Russian Ambassador to Turkey and earlier as the nation's ambassador to North Korea.
Andrej Babiš (born 2 September 1954) is a Czech politician who has been the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic since December 2017, and previously served as Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister for the Economy from January 2013 to May 2017.
Andrey Yanuaryevich Vyshinsky (italic; Andrzej Wyszyński) (– 22 November 1954) was a Soviet politician, jurist and diplomat.
Andrew Neil Hamilton (born 28 May 1954) is a British comedian, game show panellist, television director, comedy screenwriter, radio dramatist, and novelist.
Aneurin Bevan (15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960), often known as Nye Bevan, was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Minister for Health in the post-war Attlee ministry from 1945-51.
Ang Lee OBS (born October 23, 1954) is a Taiwanese film director and screenwriter.
Ángela Hernández Núñez (born May 6, 1954) is a writer, educator and feminist in the Dominican Republic.
Angela Dorothea Merkel (Kasner, born 17 July 1954) is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000.
Angela Webber (2 December 1954 – 10 March 2007) was an Australian author, TV writer, producer and comedian.
Angelika Hellmann (later Angelika Keilig, born 10 April 1954) is a retired German gymnast.
Angus Lewis Macdonald (August 10, 1890 – April 13, 1954), popularly known as 'Angus L.', was a Canadian lawyer, law professor and politician from Nova Scotia.
Anita Zagaria (born 27 June 1954) is an Italian actress.
Anne Kirkbride (21 June 1954 – 19 January 2015) was an English actress, known for her long-running role as Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap Coronation Street, which she played for over 41 years from 1972 to 2014.
Lady Anne Mary Gabrielle Lambton (born 4 July 1954) is a British actress.
Anne Perry (born Juliet Marion Hulme; 28 October 1938) is an English author of historical detective fiction, best known for her Thomas Pitt and William Monk series.
Ann "Annie" Lennox, OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist.
Anthony Stewart Head (born 20 February 1954) is an English actor and musician.
Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 195418 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
Archduke Eugen Ferdinand Pius Bernhard Felix Maria of Austria-Teschen (21 May 1863 – 30 December 1954) was an Archduke of Austria and a Prince of Hungary and Bohemia.
Archibald John Norman (born 1 May 1954) is a British businessman and politician.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia.
Asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from abnormal breathing.
Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States are the members of the Supreme Court of the United States other than the Chief Justice of the United States.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
The Lumière brothers, Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas; 19 October 1862 – 10 April 1954) and Louis Jean; 5 October 1864 – 7 June 1948), were among the first filmmakers in history. They patented an improved cinematograph, which in contrast to Thomas Edison's "peepshow" kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 29 May 1954.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Autumn House Press is an independent, non-profit literary publishing company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Ava Barber (born June 28, 1954) is an American country music singer and performer.
Axel Alarik Pehrsson-Bramstorp (born Axel Alarik Pehrsson; 19 August 1883 – 19 February 1954) was a Swedish politician and was Prime Minister of Sweden for a few months during 1936.
Édouard Louis Emmanuel Julien Le Roy (June 18, 1870 in Paris – November 10, 1954 in Paris) was a French philosopher and mathematician.
Ülo Altermann (October 5, 1923 in Paide Parish, Järva County – April 15, 1954 in Koigi Parish, Järva County) was an Estonian soldier and one of the forest brothers in Estonia after World War II, initiator and leader of a long-standing group.
Bertie Charles Forbes (May 14, 1880 – May 6, 1954) was a Scottish-born American financial journalist and author who founded Forbes magazine.
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.
Barry William Blenkhorn (born September 30, 1954), known professionally as Barry Williams, is an American actor and singer best known for his role as the eldest of the Brady sons, Greg Brady, on the ABC television series The Brady Bunch.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (Bataille de Diên Biên Phu; Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ) was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist-nationalist revolutionaries.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
Beat Furrer (born 6 December 1954) is a Swiss-born Austrian composer and conductor.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.
The Berlin Conference of 1954 was a meeting of the "Big Four" foreign ministers of the United States (John Foster Dulles), Britain (Anthony Eden), France (Georges Bidault), and the Soviet Union (Vyacheslav Molotov), on January 25-February 18, 1954.
Berman v. Parker, is a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court that interpreted the Takings Clause ("nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation") of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Bernard Hinault (born 14 November 1954) is a French former professional cyclist who won the Tour de France five times.
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (January 1, 1895 – September 1, 1954) was a record-setting aviator.
Bert Lytell (February 24, 1885 – September 28, 1954), born Bertram Lytell, was a popular screen star of the silent film era who starred in romantic, melodrama and adventure films.
Bess Streeter Aldrich (February 17, 1881 – August 3, 1954) was an American author.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Bikini Atoll (pronounced or; Marshallese: 'Pikinni',, meaning "coconut place") is an atoll in the Marshall Islands which consists of 23 islands totalling surrounding a central lagoon.
The Bilderberg Group, Bilderberg conference, Bilderberg meetings or Bilderberg Club is an annual private conference of 120 to 150 people of the European and North American political elite, experts from industry, finance, academia and the media, established in 1954 by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands.
Bill Haley & His Comets were an American rock and roll band, founded in 1952 and continued until Haley's death in 1981.
Sir Charles William "Bill" Feilden Hamilton (26 July 1899 – 30 March 1978) was a New Zealander who developed the modern jetboat, and founder of what is now the world's leading water jet manufacturing company - CWF Hamilton Ltd.
Charles William Mumy Jr. (born February 1, 1954) is an American actor, musician, pitchman, instrumentalist, voice actor, author and a figure in the science-fiction community.
is a Japanese voice actor.
Binali Yıldırım (born 20 December 1955) is a Turkish politician, the 27th and current Prime Minister of Turkey since 2016 and Leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) from 2016 to 2017.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
September 15, 1954, known as Black Wednesday, was a particularly good example of air traffic control's inability to handle increases in traffic levels.
Blue System was a German pop group that was founded by Dieter Bohlen in 1986 after the break-up of Modern Talking.
BOAC Flight 781 was a de Havilland Comet passenger jet operated by British Overseas Airways Corporation that on 10 January 1954 crashed into the sea near Elba Island, off the Italian coast, after suffering an explosive decompression at altitude.
Robert Kuehl "Bob" Goen (born December 1, 1954) is an American game show emcee and television personality, best known for his work on Entertainment Tonight between 1993 and 2004.
Robert Francis McDonnell (born June 15, 1954) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 71st Governor of Virginia, from 2010 to 2014.
Robert Gerard Sands (Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh; 9 March 19545 May 1981) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze after being sentenced for firearms possession.
The Boeing 367-80, known simply as the Dash 80, is an American four-engine prototype aircraft built by Boeing to demonstrate the advantages of jet propulsion for commercial aviation.
The Boeing 707 is a mid-sized, long-range, narrow-body, four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Brewed coffee is made by pouring hot water onto ground coffee beans, then allowing to brew.
Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia (born 3 November 1954) is a Taiwanese actress.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Bruce Edwards (November 16, 1954 – April 8, 2004) was a long-time caddie for Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson.
Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and pianist.
Michael Bruce Sterling (born April 14, 1954) is an American science fiction author known for his novels and work on the Mirrorshades anthology.
Bruno Manser (25 August 1954 – 10 March 2005) was a Swiss environmental activist.
Bruno Metsu (28 January 1954 – 14 October 2013) was a French footballer and football manager.
Harry Conway "Bud" Fisher (April 3, 1885 – September 7, 1954) was an American cartoonist who created Mutt and Jeff, the first successful daily comic strip in the United States.
Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States, northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
Burger King (BK) is an American global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.
Burton Snowboards is a manufacturer of snowboards.
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Canadair North Star is a 1940s Canadian development, for Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA), of the Douglas DC-4.
Carlos Agostinho do Rosário (born 26 October 1954) is a Mozambican politician who has been Prime Minister of Mozambique since 17 January 2015.
Carlos Frederico Werneck de Lacerda (30 April 1914 – 21 May 1977) was a Brazilian journalist and politician.
Cara Carleton "Carly" Fiorina (née Sneed; born September 6, 1954) is an American businesswoman and political figure, known primarily for her tenure as CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP).
Caroline Cossey (born 31 August 1954) is an English model.
Castle Bravo was the first in a series of high-yield thermonuclear weapon design tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, as part of Operation Castle.
Castle Romeo was the code name given to one of the tests in the Operation Castle series of American nuclear tests.
Catherine Bach (born Catherine Bachman; March 1, 1954) is an American actress.
Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
César Klein (14 September 1876 – 13 March 1954) was a German Expressionist painter and designer, probably best known as one of the founders the November Group and the Arbeitsrat für Kunst.
The Cessna Aircraft Company was an American general aviation aircraft manufacturing corporation headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.
Chamber opera is a designation for operas written to be performed with a chamber ensemble rather than a full orchestra.
The Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (in German called Bundeskanzler(in), meaning "Federal Chancellor", or in) for short) is, under the German 1949 Constitution, the head of government of Germany.
Simon Chang San-cheng (born 24 June 1954) is a Taiwanese politician who was Premier of the Republic of China from 1 February 2016 until 20 May 2016, a position to which he was confirmed by President Ma Ying-jeou on 25 January.
Charles Louis Busch (born August 23, 1954) is an American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator, known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television.
Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874May 19, 1954) was an American modernist composer.
Cherie Blair (née Booth; born 23 September 1954), also known professionally as Cherie Booth, is a British barrister and lecturer.
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.
Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (May 5, 1884There is uncertainty about Bender's birthdate. He was voted the SABR "Centennial Celebrity" of 1983, as the best baseball player or figure born in 1883. However, the SABR Baseball Research Journal for 1983 acknowledges that there are discrepancies in records about Bender's birth year, ranging from 1883 to 1885. 1884 is the figure most often given. – May 22, 1954) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball during the 1910s and 1920s.
is a former Japanese voice actress.
Chlef (Berber: Clef, الشلف.) is the capital of Chlef Province, Algeria.
Christine Marie Evert (born December 21, 1954), known as Chris Evert Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States.
Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who, during the early 1980s, struggled with homelessness while raising his toddler son, Christopher Gardner Jr.
Christopher Boyd "Chris" Lemmon (born June 22, 1954) is an American actor and author.
Christopher David Noth (born November 13, 1954) is an American actor.
Christie Brinkley (born Christine Lee Hudson, February 2, 1954) is an American model, actress and businesswoman.
Cindy Morgan (born Cynthia Ann Cichorski; September 29, 1954) is an American actress best known for her appearances as Lora/Yori in Tron and Lacey Underall in Caddyshack.
Civilization is a series of turn-based strategy video games, its first release in 1991.
Claude Cahun (25 October 1894 – 8 December 1954), born Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, was a Jewish-French photographer, sculptor and writer.
Clive Frederick Palmer (born 26 March 1954) is an Australian businessman and former politician.
Clyde Vernon Cessna (December 5, 1879 – November 20, 1954) was an American aircraft designer, aviator, and founder of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation.
The Coalition (or Liberal–National Coalition) is an alliance of centre-right political parties that forms one of the two major groupings in Australian federal politics.
Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse CoenState of Minnesota.
Coen de Koning (30 March 1879 – 29 July 1954) was the second Dutch speed skater to win a world title, which he did in 1905.
Coffeemakers or coffee machines are cooking appliances used to brew coffee.
Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
A comic strip is a sequence of drawings arranged in interrelated panels to display brief humor or form a narrative, often serialized, with text in balloons and captions.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat.
Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian woman who was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Oxford University (the first Indian national to study at any British university), the first female advocate in India, and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain.
Coronation Street (also informally referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960.
A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.
Craig Wasson (born March 15, 1954) is an American actor.
The Crimean Oblast (Кримська область, Kryms'ka oblast'; Крымская область, Krymskaya oblast'; Qırım vilâyeti) was an oblast (province) of the former Russian SFSR (1945–1954) and Ukrainian SSR (1954–1991) within the Soviet Union.
The Cthulhu Mythos is a shared fictional universe, based on the work of American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
Daniel Eugene Butler (born December 2, 1954) is an American actor known for his role as Bob "Bulldog" Briscoe on the TV series Frasier.
Dan Kwong is an American performance artist, writer, teacher and visual artist.
Daniel Dantas (born June 28, 1954) is a Brazilian actor.
Danny Harold Rolling (May 26, 1954 – October 25, 2006), also known as the Gainesville Ripper, was an American serial killer who murdered five students in Gainesville, Florida.
David Earl "Lummer" Lumley (born September 1, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey player.
David A. Ulliott (1 April 1954 – 6 April 2015), known by the nickname Devilfish, was an English professional gambler and poker player.
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
David Alexander Paterson (born May 20, 1954) is an American politician who served as the 55th Governor of New York, succeeding Eliot Spitzer and serving out the final three years of Spitzer's term from March 2008 to the end of 2010.
Sir David Wing-cheung Tang, (2 August 1954 – 29 August 2017), was a Hong Kong businessman, philanthropist and socialite.
David Andrew Wilkie, MBE (born 8 March 1954) is a Scottish former competitive swimmer who was Olympic and Commonwealth Games champion in the 1970s.
The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world's first commercial jet airliner.
In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21 is usually the shortest day of the year and is sometimes regarded as the first day of winter.
It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.
The Democratic Party (Demokrat Parti), abbreviated to DP, is a centre-right, conservative Turkish political party, established by Ahmet Nusret Tuna in 1983 as the True Path Party (Doğru Yol Partisi or DYP).
Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954), nicknamed "Eck", is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Dennis Wayne Johnson (September 18, 1954 – February 22, 2007), nicknamed "DJ", was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics and coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor known for a wide variety of dramatic and comedic roles.
Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, director, and producer.
Diane Leather (born 7 January 1933 in Streetly, West Midlands, England) was the first woman to run a mile in less than 5 minutes.
Dieter Günter Bohlen (born 7 February 1954) is a German musician, songwriter, record producer, and television personality.
Dieter Müller (born Dieter Kaster on 1 April 1954) is a German former footballer who played as a forward.
Dik Browne (August 11, 1917 – June 4, 1989), born Richard Arthur Allan Browne in New York City, was an American cartoonist, best known for writing and drawing Hägar the Horrible and Hi and Lois.
Ollie "Dink" Johnson (October 28, 1892 – November 29, 1954) was a Dixieland jazz pianist, clarinetist, and drummer.
The Dionne quintuplets (born May 28, 1934) are the first quintuplets known to have survived their infancy.
The domino theory was a theory prominent from the 1950s to the 1980s that posited that if one country in a region came under the influence of communism, then the surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect.
Don Hollenbeck (March 30, 1905June 22, 1954) was a CBS newscaster, commentator, and associate of Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly.
Donald Stark (born July 5, 1954) is an American actor known for his role as Bob Pinciotti on the Fox Network sitcom That '70s Show for all eight seasons (19982006) and fictional Los Angeles Devils owner Oscar Kinkade in VH1's Hit the Floor.
Donna Pescow (born March 24, 1954) is an American film and television actress and director.
Donnie Ray Moore (February 13, 1954 – July 18, 1989) was an American relief pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for the Chicago Cubs (1975, 1977–79), St. Louis Cardinals (1980), Milwaukee Brewers (1981), Atlanta Braves (1982–84) and California Angels (1985–88).
Dorothy Stopford Price (9 September 1890 – 30 January 1954) was an Irish physician who was key to the elimination of childhood tuberculosis in Ireland by introducing the BCG vaccine.
Dorottya Udvaros (born 4 August 1954) is a Hungarian actress.
Douglas Donald Davidson (born October 24, 1954 in Glendale, California) is an American television actor.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Dziga Vertov (Дзига Вертов; born David Abelevich Kaufman, Дави́д А́белевич Ка́уфман., and also known as Denis Kaufman; 2 January 1896 – 12 February 1954) was a Soviet pioneer documentary film and newsreel director, as well as a cinema theorist.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
Edward Lavern "Eddie" Johnstone (born March 2, 1954) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player.
Eddie DeGarmo (born October 3, 1954) is an American contemporary Christian music recording artist, keyboardist, producer and singer.
Eduard Wiiralt (real name, Eduard Viiralt; March 20, 1898, Saint Petersburg Governorate – January 8, 1954, Paris) was a well-known Estonian graphic artist.
Eduardo Alejandro Romero (born 17 July 1954) is an Argentine professional golfer.
Admiral Edward Clifford Kalbfus (November 24, 1877 – September 6, 1954), nicknamed "Old Dutch", was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who was commander of the Battle Force of the United States Fleet from 1938 to 1939 and President of the Naval War College from 1934 to 1936 and 1939 to 1942.
Edward Ka-Spel (born Edward Francis Sharp, 23 January 1954 in London) is an English singer/songwriter and musician residing in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Edward Nipake Natapei Tuta Fanua`araki (17 July 1954 – 28 July 2015) was a politician from Vanuatu.
Edward Alexander Pilgrim (12 December 1904 – 24 September 1954) was a British homeowner whose suicide was hastened by bureaucracy.
Edward R. Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.
Edwin Howard Armstrong (December 18, 1890 – February 1, 1954) was an American electrical engineer and inventor, best known for developing FM (frequency modulation) radio and the superheterodyne receiver system.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Elba (isola d'Elba,; Ilva; Ancient Greek: Αἰθαλία, Aithalia) is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, from the coastal town of Piombino, and the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Elizabeth Evans May (born June 9, 1954) is an American-born Canadian politician.
Elizabeth Savalla Casquel (born November 23, 1954) is a Brazilian actress.
Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and film producer.
Ellen Gerstell (born October 22, 1954) is an American voice actress.
Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music.
Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the U.S. as the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station for over 60 years from 1892 until 1954.
Elsa Barker (1869–1954) was an American novelist, short-story writer and poet.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) was an Italian-American physicist and the creator of the world's first nuclear reactor, the Chicago Pile-1.
An epileptic seizure is a brief episode of signs or symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.
Eric Adams (born Louis Marullo, July 12, 1954) has been the singer of the American heavy metal band Manowar since its inception in 1980.
Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.
Eugen Schiffer (14 February 1860 – 5 September 1954) was a German lawyer and liberal politician.
Eugene William Pallette (July 8, 1889 – September 3, 1954) was an American actor.
Eugeni d’Ors i Rovira (Barcelona, 28 September 1881 – Vilanova i la Geltrú, 25 September 1954) was a Spanish writer, essayist, journalist, philosopher and art critic.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
Eurythmics were a British music duo consisting of members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.
Evi (formerly True Knowledge) is a technology company in Cambridge, England, founded by William Tunstall-Pedoe, The Guardian (newspaper).
In materials science, fatigue is the weakening of a material caused by repeatedly applied loads.
For superstitious reasons, when the Romans began to intercalate to bring their calendar into line with the solar year, they chose not to place their extra month of Mercedonius after February but within it.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).
The First Indochina War (generally known as the Indochina War in France, and as the Anti-French Resistance War in Vietnam) began in French Indochina on 19 December 1946, and lasted until 20 July 1954.
The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.
Florence Bates (born Florence Rabe, April 15, 1888 – January 31, 1954) was an American film and stage character actress who often played grande dame characters in supporting roles.
In the sport of athletics, a four-minute mile means completing a mile run (1,760 yards, or 1,609.344 metres) in less than four minutes.
François Charles Armand Fillon (born 4 March 1954) is a retired French politician who served as Prime Minister of France from 2007 to 2012 under President Nicolas Sarkozy.
François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande (born 12 August 1954) is a French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 2012 to 2017.
François Valéry (real name: Jean-Louis Mougeot, born on 4 August 1954, in Oran, French Algeria) is a French singer-songwriter and composer.
Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo (born 7 September 1954.), is an East Timorese politician who has been President of East Timor since 2017.
Franco De Vita (born January 23, 1954 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan Latin Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter.
Franz Leopold Neumann (May 23, 1900 – September 2, 1954) was a German-Jewish political activist, Western Marxist theorist and labor lawyer, who became a political scientist in exile and is best known for his theoretical analyses of National Socialism.
Charles Frederick (Fred) Root (16 April 1890 – 20 January 1954) was an English cricketer who played for England in 1926 and for Derbyshire between 1910 and 1920 and for Worcestershire between 1921 and 1932.
Fred Rose (August 24, 1897 or 1898 – December 1, 1954) was an American musician, Hall of Fame songwriter, and music publishing executive.
Fred W. Friendly (born Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer, October 30, 1915 – March 3, 1998) was a president of CBS News and the creator, along with Edward R. Murrow, of the documentary television program See It Now.
Freddie James Prinze (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22, 1954 – January 29, 1977) was an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Frederick Chapman Robbins (August 25, 1916 – August 4, 2003) was an American pediatrician and virologist.
Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid, or wet lime plaster.
Frida Kahlo de Rivera (born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón; July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican artist who painted many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico.
Fritz Wolfgang London (March 7, 1900 – March 30, 1954) was a Jewish-German physicist and professor at Duke University.
Fritzi Scheff (August 30, 1879 – April 8, 1954) was an American actress and vocalist.
Gabriel Pascal (born Gábor Lehel) (4 June 1894 – 6 July 1954) was a Hungarian-born film producer and director whose best known films were made in the United Kingdom.
Gabriel Marie "Gai" Waterhouse (née Smith; born 2 September 1954) is an Australian horse trainer and businesswoman.
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (جمال عبد الناصر حسين,; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his death in 1970.
is a Japanese voice actress who works for Aoni Production.
Garry Who is an actor, active in film and television and a stand-up comedian from Sydney, Australia, best known for his role as Doug Stevens in the Australian sitcom All Together Now.
Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball catcher whose 21-year career was spent primarily with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets.
Harold Owen "Gary" Wilmot, MBE (born 8 May 1954) is an English singer, actor, and comedian who rose to fame as a contestant on New Faces.
Günther Quandt (28 July 1881 – 30 December 1954) was a German industrialist who founded an industrial empire that today includes BMW and Altana (chemicals).
Geneviève de Galard (born 13 April 1925) is a French nurse who was dubbed l'ange de Dien Bien Phu ("the Angel of Dien Bien Phu") during the French war in Indochina by the press in Hanoi, although in the camp she was known simply as Geneviève.
Luigi "Geno" Auriemma (born March 23, 1954) is an Italian-born American college basketball coach and the head coach of the University of Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team.
George Balanchine (born Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze; January 22, 1904April 30, 1983) was a choreographer.
George Welch (May 10, 1918 – October 12, 1954) was a World War II flying ace, a Medal of Honor nominee, and an experimental aircraft pilot after the war.
The Georgetown–IBM experiment was an influential demonstration of machine translation, which was performed during January 7, 1954.
Gerardo Cono Pelusso Boyrie (born February 25, 1954) is a Uruguayan football manager.
The Germany national football team (deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft or Die Mannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908.
Gerry Thomas (1922 – 2005) was a Canadian who moved to the US to become a salesman.
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas (19 April 1882 – 24 August 1954) was a Brazilian lawyer and politician, who served as President during two periods: the first was from 1930–1945, when he served as interim president from 1930–1934, constitutional president from 1934–1937, and dictator from 1937–1945.
Gimpo International Airport (김포국제공항), commonly known as Gimpo Airport (formerly Kimpo International Airport), is located in the far western end of Seoul, some west of the Central District of Seoul.
Georgina Hope "Gina" Rinehart (née Hancock, formerly Hayward; born 9 February 1954) is an Australian mining magnate who is chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father Lang Hancock.
Gladys George (September 13, 1904 – December 8, 1954) was an American actress of stage and screen..
is a 1954 Japanese science fiction kaiju film featuring Godzilla, produced and distributed by Toho.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Grace Andreacchi (born December 3, 1954) is an American-born author known for her blend of poetic language and modernism with a post-modernist sensibility.
Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894.
Henry Grantland Rice (November 1, 1880July 13, 1954) was an early 20th-century American sportswriter known for his elegant prose.
The Green Party of Canada (Parti vert du Canada) is a federal political party in Canada that was founded in 1983.
Gregory M. Guidry (January 23, 1954 – July 28, 2003), better known as Greg Guidry was an American singer-songwriter.
Groton is a town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River.
Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.
The Gulag (ГУЛАГ, acronym of Главное управление лагерей и мест заключения, "Main Camps' Administration" or "Chief Administration of Camps") was the government agency in charge of the Soviet forced labor camp system that was created under Vladimir Lenin and reached its peak during Joseph Stalin's rule from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Guy Bertrand (born April 5, 1954, in Trois-Rivières, Quebec) is a Canadian linguist and broadcast personality.
Herbert Vere Evatt, (30 April 1894 – 2 November 1965), usually known as H. V. Evatt or Bert Evatt, and often as "Doc" Evatt on account of his Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree, was an Australian judge, lawyer, parliamentarian and writer. Evatt was a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1930 to 1940; Attorney-General and Minister for External Affairs from 1941 to 1949; the third President of the United Nations General Assembly from 1948 to 1949, when he helped to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Leader of the Australian Labor Party (and Leader of the Opposition) from 1951 to 1960; and Chief Justice of New South Wales from 1960 to 1962.
The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict is the first international treaty that focuses exclusively on the protection of cultural property in armed conflict. It was signed at The Hague, Netherlands on 14 May 1954 and entered into force on 7 August 1956. As of June 2018, it has been ratified by 132 states. The provisions of the 1954 Convention were supplemented and clarified by two protocols concluded in 1954 and 1999. All three agreements are part of International Humanitarian Law, which, in the form of further agreements, primarily includes provisions defining the permissible means and methods of warfare and aiming at the widest possible protection of persons not involved in the fighting. In contrast to these parts of International Humanitarian Law, the agreements on the protection of cultural property were drawn up under the auspices of the United Nations (UN); the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is primarily responsible for the dissemination and monitoring of compliance. In addition to rules designed to ensure the protection and respect of cultural property during an armed conflict, these agreements also provide for security measures to be implemented in times of peace. As of June 2018, 132 states are party to the Hague Convention of 1954, 109 and 77 states respectively have acceded to the Protocols of 1954 and 1999. Blue Shield International, based in The Hague, is active in the field of international coordination with regard to military and civil structures for the protection of cultural assets. The guiding principles of the Convention and the motivation for its conclusion, dissemination and respect are summarised in the preamble, which states, among other things, "... that any damage to cultural property, irrespective of the people it belongs to, is a damage to the cultural heritage of all humanity, because every people contributes to the world's culture...".
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Hancock's Half Hour was a BBC radio comedy, and later television comedy series, broadcast from 1954 to 1961 and written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Hans Emil "Hannes" Meyer (November 18, 1889 – July 19, 1954) was a Swiss architect and second director of the Bauhaus (in Dessau) from 1928 to 1930.
Harald Anton Schumacher (born 6 March 1954 in Düren, West Germany), is a German former football goalkeeper, and a member of the Germany national football team.
Harvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor.
is a Japanese voice actor from Okayama Prefecture, affiliated with the talent management firm Crazy Box.
Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888 – 14 May 1954) was a German general during the Nazi era.
Henri Laurens (February 18, 1885 – May 5, 1954) was a French sculptor and illustrator.
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
Henry Bonilla (born January 2, 1954) is a former congressman who represented Texas's 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Henry Valentine Knaggs (14 February 1859 – 11 July 1954) was an English doctor and author who was a notable practitioner of nature cure methods (now called Naturopathic medicine).
Herman Edwards Jr. (born April 27, 1954) is an American football coach and former National Football League (NFL) player.
Herms Niel, whose real name was Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann Nielebock (17 April 1888 in Nielebock — 16 July 1954 in Lingen), was a German composer of military songs and marches.
The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) or shortened to Hewlett-Packard was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Hi and Lois is an American comic strip about a suburban family.
born, March 23, 1954 in Tokyo is a Japanese voice actor and younger brother of fellow voice actor Yukitoshi Hori and works at Aoni Production.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
The Atlanta Braves, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Oakland Athletics, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Philadelphia.
Horatio Willis Dresser (1866–1954) was a New Thought religious leader and author.
Howard Hoffman (born October 6, 1954) is an American voice actor and a broadcast branding producer in Portland, OR.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg (January 24, 1899 – April 2, 1954) was a U.S. Air Force general, its second Chief of Staff, and second Director of Central Intelligence.
The Hudson Motor Car Company made Hudson and other brand automobiles in Detroit, Michigan, from 1909 to 1954.
Hugh Duffy (November 26, 1866 – October 19, 1954) was an outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball.
Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013) was a Venezuelan politician who was President of Venezuela from 1999 to 2013.
The Hungary national football team (Magyar labdarúgó-válogatott) represents Hungary in international football and is controlled by the Hungarian Football Federation.
Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is an American multinational hospitality company that manages and franchises of luxury hotels, resorts, and vacation properties.
Iain Banks (16 February 1954 – 9 June 2013) was a Scottish author.
Ian Bartholomew is an English actor who has worked widely in both theatre and television.
Ib Andersen (born 14 December 1954) is a Danish ballet dancer, choreographer, and painter.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Igor Olegovich Lisovsky (Игорь Олегович Лисовский; born in 25 June 1954) is a former Soviet pair skater.
Ilan Ramon (אילן רמון,, born Ilan Wolferman; June 20, 1954 – February 1, 2003) was an Israeli fighter pilot and later the first Israeli astronaut for NASA.
The Independence Movement in Puerto Rico refers to initiatives by inhabitants throughout the history of Puerto Rico to obtain full political independence for the island nation.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
Irina Borisovna Ratushinskaya (Ири́на Бори́совна Ратуши́нская, 4 March 1954, Odessa – 5 July 2017, Moscow) was a Russian Soviet dissident, poet and writer.
Irving Pichel (June 24, 1891 – July 13, 1954) was an American actor and film director, who won acclaim both as an actor and director in his Hollywood career.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF; זְרוֹעַ הָאֲוִיר וְהֶחָלָל, Zroa HaAvir VeHahalal, "Air and Space Arm", commonly known as, Kheil HaAvir, "Air Corps") operates as the aerial warfare branch of the Israel Defense Forces.
István Cserháti (August 29, 1954 – August 21, 2005) was a Hungarian hard rock keyboardist who played for two bands: P. Mobil (1977–1980) and P. Box (1980–1986; 2001–2005).
Ivan Stang (born Douglass St. Clair Smith, August 21, 1953) is an American writer, filmmaker and broadcaster, best known as the author and publisher of the first screed of the Church of the SubGenius.
John Hartwell Harrison (February 16, 1909 – January 20, 1984) was an American urologic surgeon, who performed the first vital human organ removal for transplant to another; this was a pivotal undertaking as a member of the medical team that received the 1961 Amory Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for bringing kidney transplantation to the world.
Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954), known professionally as J. Michael Straczynski and informally as Joe Straczynski or jms, is an American television and film screenwriter, producer and director, and comic book writer.
Jacinto Benavente y Martínez (12 August 1866 – 14 July 1954) was one of the foremost Spanish dramatists of the 20th century.
Jeremy Allan Ryder, better known as Jack Hues, (born 10 December 1954) is an English musician, who is best known for forming and fronting the 1980s British new wave band, Wang Chung.
Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.
Jackie Saunders (October 6, 1892 – July 14, 1954) was an American silent screen actress who was one of the major players and stars of Balboa Films.
Colonel Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán (September 14, 1913 – January 27, 1971), nicknamed The Big Blonde (Guatemalan El Chelón) or The Swiss (El Suizo) for his Swiss origins, was a Guatemalan military officer who was the second democratically elected President of Guatemala from 1951 to 1954.
Jai Jagadish (born 29 June 1954) is an Indian film actor, director and producer in the Kannada film industry.
Jake Burton Carpenter (born April 29, 1954 in New York City), also known as Jake Burton, is an American snowboarder and founder of Burton Snowboards and one of the inventors of the modern day snowboard.
Datuk Jalaluddin Hassan (born 18 February 1954) is a Malaysian actor and the host of the Malaysian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in Malay.
James Francis CameronSpace Foundation.
James Francis Reilly II (born March 18, 1954) is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut.
James Gleick (born August 1, 1954) is an American author and historian of science whose work has chronicled the cultural impact of modern technology.
James Hilton (9 September 190020 December 1954) was an English novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips.
James Andrew Plaskitt (born 23 June 1954) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Warwick and Leamington from 1997 until his defeat at the 2010 general election.
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Capricorn and Aquarius.
Perihelion, the point during the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.
Józef Daniel Garbień (December 11, 1896 — May 3, 1954), was a Polish football striker who played for both Pogoń Lwów and the national team.
Jean (Jan) Marie Joseph, Baron Van Houtte (17 March 1907 – 23 May 1991) was a Belgian politician.
Jeanette Mott Oxford (born July 16, 1954) is an American activist and politician from Missouri.
Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and member of the Jackson family.
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.
Roderick James "Jess" McMahon Sr. (May 26, 1882 – November 22, 1954) was an American professional wrestling and professional boxing promoter, and the patriarch of the McMahon family.
A jetboat is a boat propelled by a jet of water ejected from the back of the craft.
Jibanananda Das (জীবনানন্দ দাশ) (17 February 1899 – 22 October 1954) was a Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist.
James Adam Belushi (born June 15, 1954) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, singer and musician.
James Donald Tuohy (born June 21, 1954), known professionally as Jim Tooey, is an American film actor who has appeared in a total of 20 movies.
James Michael Aloysius Bradford (born 16 March 1954), known as Jimmy Nail, is an English singer-songwriter, actor, film producer, and television writer.
João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço (born 5 March 1954) is an Angolan politician who has served as the President of Angola since 26 September 2017.
Joël-François Durand (born 17 September 1954) is a French composer.
Jodi Long (born January 7, 1954) is an American actress of Asian descent.
Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.
David Ian "Joe" Jackson (born 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter.
Joe May (7 November 1880, in Vienna – 29 April 1954, in Hollywood), born Joseph Otto Mandel, was a film director and film producer born in Austria and one of the pioneers of German cinema.
Joseph William Ochman (born August 24, 1954 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an American actor, voice actor and stage director, who is most active in voice over roles in various animation shows, films and video games.
Carmine Orlando Tilelli (July 16, 1930 – September 4, 2008) was an American boxer who was the world middleweight champion from 1963 to 1965, and was better known by his professional pseudonym of Joey Giardello.
John David Anderson (born December 13, 1954 in Apopka, Florida) is an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years.
John Foster Dulles (February 25, 1888May 24, 1959) was an American diplomat.
John Franklin Enders (February 10, 1897 – September 8, 1985) was an American biomedical scientist and Nobel Laureate.
John Samuel Hagelin (born June 9, 1954) is the leader of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) movement in the United States.
John Michael Talbot (born May 8, 1954) is an American Catholic singer-songwriter, guitarist, author, television presenter and founder of a monastic community known as the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.
John Murray Anderson (September 20, 1886 – January 30, 1954) was a theatre director and producer, songwriter, actor, screenwriter, dancer and lighting designer, who made his career in the United States, primarily in New York City and Hollywood.
John George O'Hurley (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor, voice actor, author, comedian and television personality.
John Parr (born 18 November 1952) is a Grammy nominated English musician, who had two number one hits, best known for his 1985 US number one hit single "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)" and for his 1984 single "Naughty Naughty".
John Howard Tory, (born May 28, 1954) is a Canadian politician who is the 65th and current Mayor of Toronto, in office since 2014.
John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, dancer and singer.
John Geoffrey Wright, (born 5 July 1954), is a former international cricketer representing – and captaining – New Zealand, and, following his retirement in 1993, coaching the Indian national cricket team from 2000 to 2005.
Johnny Logan (born 13 May 1954) is an Australian-born Irish singer and composer.
Jon Taffer (born November 7, 1954) is an American entrepreneur and television personality.
Jorge Fernando Pinheiro de Jesus (born 24 July 1954) is a former Portuguese footballer who played as a midfielder, and the current coach of Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal FC.
José María Figueres Olsen (born 24 December 1954 in San José, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican businessman and politician.
José María Vitier (born January 7, 1954) is a Cuban music composer and pianist.
Jose Y. Dalisay Jr. (born January 15, 1954) is a Filipino writer.
Joseph Jordania (born February 12, 1954 and also known under the misspelling of Joseph Zhordania) is an Australian–Georgian ethnomusicologist and evolutionary musicologist and professor.
Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957.
Joseph Edward Murray (April 1, 1919 – November 26, 2012) was an American plastic surgeon who performed the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick on December 23, 1954.
Joseph Nye Welch (October 22, 1890 – October 6, 1960) was an American lawyer who served as the chief counsel for the United States Army while it was under investigation for Communist activities by Senator Joseph McCarthy's Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, an investigation known as the Army–McCarthy hearings.
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.
is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator who is affiliated with the Office Osawa agency.
Juan Manuel Fangio Déramo (24 June 1911 – 17 July 1995), nicknamed El Chueco ("the bowlegged one", also commonly translated as "bandy legged") or El Maestro ("The Master"), was an Argentine racing car driver.
Judi Bowker (born 6 April 1954) is an English film and television actress.
Julieta Castellanos (born 8 January 1954) is a Honduran sociologist and the rector of the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) since 2009.
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
is a Japanese actor and voice actor affiliated with Mausu Promotion.
Kathleen Clarice Groom (née Cornwell; 11 March 1872 - 29 April 1954) was a British writer of short-stories and novels from 1907 to 1952, she signed under different pen names: Clarice Klein, Kit Dealtry, C. Groom, Mrs.
K2 (کے ٹو), also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori (Balti and چھوغوری),, at above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest, at.
Parathasarathi Srinivasan (born 7 November 1954), professionally known as Kamal Haasan, is an Indian politician, film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
, better known by the stage name, was a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo.
Karen Ann Quinlan (March 29, 1954 – June 11, 1985) was an American woman who became an important figure in the history of the right to die controversy in the United States.
Karin Fossum (born 6 November 1954) is a Norwegian author of crime fiction, often referred to as the "Norwegian queen of crime".
Karlheinz Brandenburg (born 20 June 1954, in Erlangen) is a German electrical engineer and mathematician.
Catherine Louise Sagal (born January 19, 1954) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.
Katharina Thalbach (born 19 January 1954 in East Berlin) is a German actress and stage director.
Kathleen Cody (born October 30, 1954), often credited as Kathy Cody, is an American actress.
Kathleen Denise Quinlan (born November 19, 1954) is an American film and television actress.
Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954), better known as Kathleen Turner, is an American film and stage actress and director.
Kathy Kinney (born November 3, 1954, Stevens Point, Wisconsin) is an American actress and comedian.
is a Japanese voice actor and singer.
is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Mie Prefecture affiliated with the Seinenza Theater Company.
is a Japanese costume designer.
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro (born 8 November 1954) is a Nobel Prize-winning British novelist, screenwriter, and short-story writer.
Kenneth Campbell Stott (born 19 October 1954) is a Scottish stage, television and film actor who won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1995 in the play Broken Glass at Royal National Theatre.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kevin Curtis Kennedy (born May 26, 1954) is a former manager in American Major League Baseball and a former television host for Fox Sports' baseball coverage.
Terence Thomas Kevin O'Leary (born 9 July 1954) is an Irish Canadian businessman, author and television personality.
Kevin Wade (born March 9, 1954) is an American screenwriter and television producer.
Kevin Warwick FIET, FCGI, (born 9 February 1954) is a British engineer and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Coventry University in the United Kingdom.
Kidney transplantation or renal transplantation is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage renal disease.
Kimmy Robertson (born November 27, 1954) is an American actress best known for her role as Lucy Moran in the TV series Twin Peaks.
The Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Royaume du Cambodge), informally known as the first Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជាទី ១) and the Sangkum Reastr Niyum era (សម័យសង្គមរាស្ត្រនិយម "People's Socialist Community"; Communauté socialiste populaire), referred to Norodom Sihanouk's first administration of Cambodia from 1953 to 1970, an especially significant time in the country's history.
The Kingdom of Laos was a constitutional monarchy that ruled Laos beginning with its independence on 9 November 1953.
Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") is an opera house in Venice, Italy.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
The term landslide or, less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows and debris flows.
Lanny Mark Poffo (born December 28, 1954), better known by his ring names "Leaping" Lanny and The Genius is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, motivational speaker, poet and actor.
Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.
The Latin Union was an international organization of nations that used Romance languages that existed as a functional institution from 1983 to 2012.
Laurence Norwood Trimble (February 15, 1885 – February 8, 1954) was an American silent film director, writer and actor.
Lawrence Maxwell Krauss (born May 27, 1954) is an American-Canadian theoretical physicist and cosmologist who is Foundation Professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, and director of its Origins Project.
Léon Jouhaux (1 July 1879 – 28 April 1954) was a French trade union leader who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1951.
The League of Communists of Yugoslavia, before 1952 the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, was the country's largest communist party, and the ruling party of SFR Yugoslavia.
Leonardo Daniel (born July 26, 1954) is a Mexican actor and director.
Lesley-Anne Down (born 17 March 1954) is an English actress, former model, and singer.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Lilian Mercedes Letona (September 24, 1954 – August 1, 1983), was a Salvadoran guerrilla and communist revolutionary, member of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN).
Lillian Rich (1 January 1900 – 5 January 1954) was an English-born actress of the silent era.
Lino Lacedelli (4 December 1925 – 20 November 2009) was an Italian mountaineer.
Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, educator, and husband of American human rights activist Ava Helen Pauling.
Linval Thompson (born 12 October 1954, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae and dub musician and record producer.
Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director.
Lisa Pelikan (born July 12, 1954) is an American stage, film and television actress.
This article lists the monarchs of Vietnam.
The following is a complete list of Presidents of Turkey, consisting of the twelve heads of state and one Executive President of Turkey since the inception of the republican period in 1923, following the Turkish War of Independence.
Lo Ta-yu (born 20 July 1954), also known as Luo Dayou and Law Tai-yau, is a Taiwanese singer and songwriter.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
Lord of the Flies is a 1954 novel by Nobel Prize–winning British author William Golding.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California.
Lothar Malskat (May 3, 1913 – February 10, 1988) was a German painter and art restorer who repainted medieval frescoes of the Marienkirche in Lübeck.
Louis Sachar (born March 20, 1954) is an American young-adult mystery-comedy author.
Louis "Lou" Silvers (September 6, 1889 – March 26, 1954) was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than 250 movies.
Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu (November 4, 1900 – April 17, 1954) was a Romanian communist politician and leading member of the Communist Party of Romania (PCR), also noted for his activities as a lawyer, sociologist and economist.
Luis Vicente Cabrera Lobato (July 17, 1876 – April 12, 1954) was a Mexican lawyer, politician and writer.
Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos (born 25 June 1954) is a Brazilian actor.
Lynne Maria Frederick (25 July 195427 April 1994) was an English film actress, known for her classical “English rose” beauty and delicate, “fairytale princess” features.
Maatia Toafa OBE (born 1 May 1954) is a Tuvaluan politician, representing Nanumea who served two non-consecutive terms as Prime Minister of Tuvalu.
Mabel Paige (December 19, 1880 – February 9, 1954) was an American stage and film actress.
George Kelly Barnes (July 18, 1895 – July 18, 1954) better known as "Machine Gun Kelly", was an American gangster from Memphis, Tennessee, during the prohibition era.
Machine translation, sometimes referred to by the abbreviation MT (not to be confused with computer-aided translation, machine-aided human translation (MAHT) or interactive translation) is a sub-field of computational linguistics that investigates the use of software to translate text or speech from one language to another.
Madison Square Garden (MSG III) was an indoor arena in New York City, the third bearing that name.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician serving as the 29th and current Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2015.
Marie Geneva "Mamie" Doud Eisenhower (November 14, 1896 – November 1, 1979) was the wife of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the First Lady of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
María Dolores González Katarain (14 May 1954 – 10 September 1986), also known as Yoyes, was an iconic woman leader of Basque separatist group ETA (Euskadi Ta Askatasuna), who became a symbol because of the tragic circumstances of her life.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
Marie-Theres Nadig (born 8 March 1954) is a retired Swiss alpine skier.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer.
The United States Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) is a national memorial located in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States.
Mario Alberto Kempes Chiodi (born 15 July 1954 in Bell Ville, Córdoba) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a striker.
Mario Eduardo Testino Silva OBE (born 30 October 1954) is a Peruvian fashion and portrait photographer.
Mark Whitty Everson (born September 10, 1954) is an American politician who is currently the Vice Chairman of alliantgroup and served as the 46th Commissioner of Internal Revenue from 2003 until 2007.
Mark Steven Fidrych (August 14, 1954 – April 13, 2009), nicknamed "The Bird", was a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Mark "Gersh" Gersmehl (born July 29, 1954) is a contemporary Christian musician who is best known as one of the founding members of the Christian rock group White Heart.
Mark William Hofmann (born December 7, 1954) is an American counterfeiter, forger and convicted murderer.
Mark Robert Warner (born December 15, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Virginia, a seat he was first elected to in 2008.
Martin Strel (born 1 October 1954), is a Slovenian long-distance swimmer, one of the most elite endurance athletes best known for swimming the entire length of various rivers.
Martin Carl "Marty" Grabstein (born November 28, 1954) is an American actor and voice actor.
is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW), where he is also a director and the co-head booker.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Massimo Bubola (15 March 1954) is an Italian singer-songwriter, record producer and arranger.
Matthew Abraham Groening (born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor.
Matthew Marsh (born 8 July 1954) is an English actor.
The Mau Mau Uprising (1952–1964), also known as the Mau Mau Rebellion, the Kenya Emergency, and the Mau Mau Revolt, was a war in the British Kenya Colony (1920–63).
Max Born (11 December 1882 – 5 January 1970) was a German physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics.
Maximilian von Weichs (12 November 1881 – 27 September 1954) was a field marshal in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Maxwell Bodenheim (May 26, 1892 – February 6, 1954) was an American poet and novelist.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).
McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
Messaouda Boubaker (born 19 February 1954) is a Tunisian novelist and short story writer who writes in Arabic.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Michael Anthony Sobolewski (born June 20, 1954 and legally shortened his name to Michael Anthony in 1978), is an American musician who is currently the bass player in the rock supergroup Chickenfoot and the Circle.
Michael J. Badnarik (born August 1, 1954) is an American software engineer, political figure, and former radio talk show host.
Michael DeWayne Brown (born November 8, 1954) served as the first Undersecretary of Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Michael Kevin Daugherty (born April 28, 1954) is an American composer, pianist, and teacher.
Michael Emerson (born September 7, 1954), michaelemerson.net; accessed December 1, 2014.
Michael Gordon Garner (born 3 October 1954 in Edmonton, London) is an English theatre and television actor who is best known for playing Leading Firefighter/Sub Officer Geoffrey "Poison" Pearce in London's Burning between 1993 and 2002.
Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.
Michael Simms is an American poet and literary publisher.
Michele Serra (born 10 July 1954) is an Italian writer, journalist and satirist.
Mike Gabriel (born November 5, 1954) is an American animator and film director, best known for his work at Walt Disney Animation Studios and as co-director of the Disney animated films The Rescuers Down Under (1990) and Pocahontas (1995).
Marion Michael Rounds (born October 24, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from South Dakota since 2015.
was a Japanese entrepreneur who is credited with creating the first cultured pearl and subsequently starting the cultured pearl industry with the establishment of his luxury pearl company Mikimoto.
Milovan Djilas (Milovan Đilas/Милован Ђилас; 12 June 1911 – 20 April 1995) was a Yugoslav communist politician, theorist and author.
The Ministry of External Relations (MER) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) (Министерство иностранных дел СССР), formed on 16 July 1923, was one of the most important government offices in the Soviet Union.
Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25.
Modern Talking was a German duo consisting of Thomas Anders and Dieter Bohlen.
Mohamed Mounir (محمد منير) (born October 10, 1954) is an Egyptian singer and actor, with a musical career spanning more than three decades.
Mohammad A. Quayum (born 30 June 1954) is an academic, writer, editor, critic and translator.
Mohamed Naguib (محمد نجيب,; 19 February 1901 – 28 August 1984) was the first President of Egypt, serving from the declaration of the Republic on 18 June 1953 to 14 November 1954.
Mohsen Rezaee Mirgha'ed (محسن رضایی میرقائد, born Sabzevar Rezaei Mirgha'ed on 9 September 1954) is an Iranian conservative politician affiliated with the Resistance Front of Islamic Iran and senior military officer in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps who currently holds office as the secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council.
Meriones unguiculatus, the Mongolian gerbil or Mongolian jird, is a small rodent belonging to the subfamily Gerbillinae.
Mordechai Vanunu (מרדכי ואנונו; born 14 October 1954), also known as John Crossman, is an Israeli former nuclear technician and peace activist who, citing his opposition to weapons of mass destruction, revealed details of Israel's nuclear weapons program to the British press in 1986.
Moroni Olsen (June 27, 1889November 22, 1954) was an American actor.
Addison Morton Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018) was an American comic strip writer, best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.
The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral guidelines that was applied to most United States motion pictures released by major studios from 1930 to 1968.
The Society of the Muslim Brothers (جماعة الإخوان المسلمين), better known as the Muslim Brotherhood (الإخوان المسلمون), is a transnational Sunni Islamist organization founded in Egypt by Islamic scholar and schoolteacher Hassan al-Banna in 1928.
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.
Nancy Elizabeth Stafford (born June 5, 1954) is an American actress, speaker and author, known for her roles on television.
Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and composer.
Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound covering 147 mi2 (380 km2), 120.5 mi2 (312 km2) in Rhode Island.
Nash-Kelvinator Corporation was the result of a merger in 1937 between Nash Motors and Kelvinator Appliance Company.
The National Assembly refers to several national parliamentary government organizations of the Republic of China.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National Liberation Front (جبهة التحرير الوطني Jabhatu l-Taḥrīru l-Waṭanī; Front de libération nationale, FLN) is a socialist political party in Algeria.
The National Negro Network was a black-oriented radio programming service in the United States founded on January 20, 1954 by Chicago advertiser W. Leonard Evans, Jr. It was the first black-owned radio network in the country, and its programming was broadcast on up to 45 affiliates.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Nava Semel (נאוה סמל; born Nava Artzi; 15 September 1954 – 2 December 2017) was an Israeli author, playwright, screenwriter and translator.
Neil Francis Tennant (born 10 July 1954) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, music journalist and co-founder of the synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys, which he formed with Chris Lowe in 1981.
The Netherlands Antilles (Nederlandse Antillen,; Papiamentu: Antia Hulandes) was a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
New York City Ballet (NYCB) is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein.
New York Harbor, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is at the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into New York Bay and into the Atlantic Ocean at the East Coast of the United States.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Nicholas Frankau (born 16 July 1954 in Stockport, Cheshire) is an English actor best known for playing the role of Flt. Lt. Carstairs in the British sitcom 'Allo 'Allo! whose recurring theme involves failure to get back to Britain.
Nico Assumpção (Antônio Álvaro Assumpção Neto) (August 13, 1954 in São Paulo, Brazil – January 20, 2001 in Rio de Janeiro), was a Brazilian bass player.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
The Nordic Passport Union allows citizens of the Nordic countriesIceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finlandto travel and reside in another Nordic country (excluding Greenland and Svalbard) without any travel documentation (e.g. a passport or national identity card) or a residence permit.
, better known by his stage name (born April 17, 1954), is a Japanese stage actor and voice actor from Gifu.
is a Japanese music composer and vocalist.
The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa), was a country in Southeast Asia from 1945 to 1976, although it did not achieve widespread recognition until 1954.
Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).
Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Obninsk (О́бнинск) is a city in Kaluga Oblast, Russia, located on the bank of the Protva River southwest of Moscow and northeast from Kaluga.
Doctor Omer Nishani (5 February 1887 – 26 May 1954) was an Albanian political figure involved first in the struggle against Ahmet Zogu (known after 1928 as King Zog) in the 1920s and 1930s, and then in the struggle against the fascist occupation of Albania during the 1942–4 period, becoming the Chairman of the Presidium of the People's Assembly of the People's Republic of Albania (thereby becoming the country's head of state) in 1946 and serving in this position until 1953.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
Oscar Nathan Straus (6 March 1870 – 11 January 1954) was a Viennese composer of operettas and film scores and songs.
Otto Paul Hermann Diels (23 January 1876 – 7 March 1954) was a German chemist.
Otto Jespersen (born 21 July 1954) is a Norwegian comedian, actor and television personality.
Outer space, or just space, is the expanse that exists beyond the Earth and between celestial bodies.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Osborne Earl Smith (born December 26, 1954) is an American former baseball shortstop who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals from 1978 to 1996.
Pam Arciero (born May 8, 1954), is a puppeteer and voice-over artist who portrays Oscar the Grouch's girlfriend, Grundgetta, on the PBS children's television series Sesame Street.
Paolo Gentiloni Silveri (born 22 November 1954) is an Italian politician, who served as the 57th Prime Minister of Italy from 12 December 2016 to 1 June 2018.
Paraguay (Paraguái), officially the Republic of Paraguay (República del Paraguay; Tetã Paraguái), is a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.
The Parker–Hulme murder case began in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, on 22 June 1954, when Honorah Rieper (also known as Honorah Parker, her legal name) was killed by her teenage daughter, Pauline Parker, and Pauline's close friend, Juliet Hulme (later known as Anne Perry).
Patrick Bruce Metheny (born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.
Patricia McPherson is an American actress best known for her role in the 1980s TV series Knight Rider as Bonnie Barstow.
Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954), granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, became internationally known for events following her 1974 kidnapping and physical violation by a domestic American terrorist group known as the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (8 August 1881 – 13 November 1954) was a German field marshal during World War II.
Pauline Lee Hanson (née Seccombe, formerly Zagorski; born 27 May 1954) is an Australian politician who is the founder and leader of Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party (PHON).
Paulo Hilário Nascimento Saldiva (12 July 1954) is a Brazilian professor, physician, pathologist and medical researcher.
The People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army (VPA), is the military force of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).
Peter Michael Thomas (born 9 August 1954) is an English rock drummer best known for his collaboration with singer Elvis Costello, both as a member of his band "The Attractions", and with Costello as a solo artist.
Peter Bakowski (born 15 October 1954) is an Australian poet.
Peter Lampe (born 28 January 1954) is a German Protestant theologian and Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.
Peter Pilz (born 22 January 1954) is an Austrian politician (Peter Pilz List).
Peter Randall-Page RA (born 1954) is a British artist and sculptor.
Peter William Thomson (23 August 1929 – 20 June 2018) was an Australian professional golfer.
The Petrov Affair was a Cold War spy incident in Australia in April 1954, concerning Vladimir Petrov, Third Secretary of the Soviet embassy in Canberra.
Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis, 19 May 1954) is an Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1975 through 1983, and again from 1994 to 2015.
Philip John Taylor (21 September 1954 – 11 November 2015), better known as Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, was an English rock drummer in the English rock band Motörhead from 1975–1984 and 1987–1992, recording eleven studio albums and four live albums, including No Sleep 'til Hammersmith and Nö Sleep at All.
Philip R. "Phil" Zimmermann, Jr. (born February 12, 1954) is the creator of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), the most widely used email encryption software in the world.
Philippe Alliot (born 27 July 1954 in Voves, Eure-et-Loir, France) is a former racing driver who participated in Formula One from to and from to.
Philippe Cataldo (born August 24, 1954 in Bône in Algeria) is a French singer and composer.
Philippe Geluck (born 7 May 1954) is a Belgian comedian, humorist and cartoonist.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Pierre Charles (30 June 1954 – 6 January 2004) was Prime Minister of Dominica from 2000 to 2004 as well as Member of Parliament for Grand Bay, Dominica from 1985 until his death.
Pierre Lebeau (born 22 July 1954) is a Canadian actor.
Pierre Isaac Isidore Mendès-France (11 January 1907 – 18 October 1982), known as PMF, was a French politician who served as President of the Council of MinistersEquivalent in the French Fourth Republic to Prime Minister for eight months from 1954 to 1955.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the Flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
The Politburo (p, full: Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, abbreviated Политбюро ЦК КПСС, Politbyuro TsK KPSS) was the highest policy-making government authority under the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Glenn Scobey Warner (April 5, 1871 – September 7, 1954), most commonly known as Pop Warner, was an American football coach at various institutions who is responsible for several key aspects of the modern game.
The President of the Republic of Angola (Presidente da República de Angola in Portuguese) is both head of state and head of government in Angola.
The President of Armenia (Հայաստանի Նախագահ, Hayastani Nakhagah) is the head of state and the guarantor of independence and territorial integrity of Armenia elected to a single seven year term by the National Assembly of Armenia.
The President of the Republic of Belarus (Прэзідэнт Рэспублікі Беларусь, Президент Республики Беларусь) is the head of state of Belarus.
The President of Bolivia (Presidente de Bolivia) officially known as the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is head of state and head of government of Bolivia.
The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
The President of Colombia (Presidente de Colombia), officially known as the President of the Republic of Colombia (Presidente de la República de Colombia) is the head of state and head of government of Colombia.
The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt (رئيس جمهورية مصر العربية) is the head of state of Egypt.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
The President of Paraguay (Presidente de la República del Paraguay) is according to the Constitution of Paraguay the head of the executive branch of the Government of Paraguay, both head of state and head of government.
The President of the Republic of Poland (Prezydent Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, shorter form: Prezydent RP) is the head of state of Poland.
The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The President of the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı) is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey.
The President of Ukraine (Президент України, Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the Ukrainian head of state.
The President of Venezuela (Presidente de Venezuela), officially known as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is the head of state and head of government in Venezuela's presidential system.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Prime Minister of Dominica is the head of government in the Commonwealth of Dominica.
The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government.
The President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic (Italian: Presidente del Consiglio dei ministri della Repubblica Italiana), commonly referred to in Italy as Presidente del Consiglio, or informally as Premier and known in English as the Prime Minister of Italy, is the head of government of the Italian Republic.
The is the head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.
The Chairman of the Government of the Czech Republic (Czech: Předseda vlády České republiky), normally referred to in English as the Prime Minister, is the head of the Government of the Czech Republic.
The Prime Minister of Turkey (Turkish: Başbakan) was the head of government of Turkey.
The Prime Minister of Vanuatu is the head of government of the Republic of Vanuatu.
A view of pump-jets operating ''Discovery'' jet ski pump jet Rear view of pump-jet on a Mark 50 torpedo A pump-jet, hydrojet, or water jet is a marine system that creates a jet of water for propulsion.
Pushpa Kamal Dahal (पुष्पकमल दाहाल; born 11 December 1954), also known as Prachanda, is a Nepalese politician and one of the two chairmen of the Nepal Communist Party, formed by the union of Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist-Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre).
Quantum Leap is an American science-fiction television series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons, from March 1989 through May 1993.
Question answering (QA) is a computer science discipline within the fields of information retrieval and natural language processing (NLP), which is concerned with building systems that automatically answer questions posed by humans in a natural language.
Walter James Vincent "Rabbit" Maranville (November 11, 1891 – January 6, 1954) was an American professional baseball shortstop, second baseman and manager.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Randall Laureat Cross (born April 25, 1954) is a football analyst and former NFL right guard and center.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.
Raymond Allen Liotta (born Raymond Julian Vicimarli, December 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, and voice actor.
Ray Erskine Parker Jr. (born May 1, 1954) is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor, best known for writing and performing the theme song to the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, for his solo music, and for performing with his band, Raydio, and with Barry White.
The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (born 26 February 1954) is a Turkish politician serving as President of Turkey since 2014.
The Regency TR-1 was the first commercially manufactured transistor radio.
Reginald Marsh (March 14, 1898July 3, 1954) was an American painter, born in Paris, most notable for his depictions of life in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s.
René Iché (21 January 1897 – 23 December 1954) was a 20th-century French sculptor.
René Le Senne (born Ernest René Lesenne; 8 July 1882, Elbeuf – 1 October 1954, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French idealist philosopher and psychologist.
Rene Marie Russo (born February 17, 1954) is an American actress, producer, and former model.
Rhonda Honey Shear (born November 12, 1954) is an American television personality, comedian, actress, and entrepreneur.
Richard Bekins (born July 17, 1954) is an American actor in theater, film, and television.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Richarda Schmeißer (later Richarda Hartmann, born 20 August 1954) is a retired German former gymnast.
Frederick Wayne Honeycutt (born June 29, 1954) is an American professional baseball coach and retired pitcher.
The right of asylum (sometimes called right of political asylum, from the Ancient Greek word ἄσυλον) is an ancient juridical concept, under which a person persecuted by his own country may be protected by another sovereign authority, such as another country or church official, who in medieval times could offer sanctuary.
Robert Anthony Schuller (born October 7, 1954) is an American author, televangelist and pastor and the only son of Crystal Cathedral founders Robert H. Schuller and Arvella Schuller.
Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann; October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist, and was also the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taro.
Robert Reed Carradine (born March 24, 1954) is an American actor.
Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. (born January 17, 1954) is an American environmental attorney, author, and activist.
Robert Houghwout Jackson (February 13, 1892 – October 9, 1954) was an American attorney and judge who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Robert McNair Price (born July 7, 1954) is an American theologian and writer, known for arguing against the existence of a historical Jesus (the Christ myth theory). He taught philosophy and religion at the Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary. He is a professor of biblical criticism at the Center for Inquiry Institute, and the author of a number of books on theology and the historicity of Jesus. A former Baptist minister, he was the editor of the Journal of Higher Criticism from 1994 until it ceased publication in 2003. He has also written extensively about the Cthulhu Mythos, a "shared universe" created by the writer H. P. Lovecraft. He also co-wrote a book with his wife, Carol Selby Price, Mystic Rhythms: The Philosophical Vision of Rush (1999), on the rock band Rush. Price is a fellow of the Jesus Seminar, a group of 150 writers and scholars who study the historicity of Jesus, the organizer of a Web community for those interested in the history of Christianity, and sits on the advisory board of the Secular Student Alliance. Secular Student Alliance, accessed April 15, 2010. He is a religious skeptic, especially of orthodox Christian beliefs, occasionally describing himself as a Christian atheist.
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966.
Robert Harold Schuller (September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015) was an American Christian televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and author.
Robin Beck (born November 7, 1954) is an American singer.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
"Rock Around the Clock" is a rock and roll song in the 12-bar blues format written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter being under the pseudonym "Jimmy De Knight") in 1952.
Roderick George Toombs (April 17, 1954 – July 31, 2015), better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.
Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister (23 March 1929 – 3 March 2018) was a British middle-distance athlete, doctor and academic who ran the first sub-4-minute mile.
John Roger Voudouris (December 29, 1954 - August 3, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter/guitarist best known for his 1979 hit, "Get Used to It".
The Romance languages (also called Romanic languages or Neo-Latin languages) are the modern languages that began evolving from Vulgar Latin between the sixth and ninth centuries and that form a branch of the Italic languages within the Indo-European language family.
Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Ronald Kirk (born June 27, 1954) is an American lawyer, politician and member of the Democratic Party.
Ross Friedman (born January 3, 1954, in the Bronx, New York), also known as Ross the Boss, is a guitarist, known as a founding member of both the punk band The Dictators, and the heavy metal band Manowar.
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.
Rosalind "Roz" Chast (born November 26, 1954) is an American cartoonist and a staff cartoonist for The New Yorker.
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; Ru-Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика.ogg), also unofficially known as the Russian Federation, Soviet Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I or Russia (rɐˈsʲijə; from the Ρωσία Rōsía — Rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed union republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991.
S.A. Griffin (born March 16, 1954) is an American poet and actor from the East Bay in San Francisco, California.
Salerno (Salernitano: Salierne) is a city and comune in Campania (southwestern Italy) and is the capital of the province of the same name.
Samuel Gerald Jones (born August 12, 1954), known professionally as Sam J. Jones, is an American actor.
San Francisco City Hall is the seat of government for the City and County of San Francisco, California.
Sandra Cisneros (born December 20, 1954) is a Mexican-American writer.
Sarah Mae Flemming Brown (June 28, 1933 – June 16, 1993) was an African-American woman who was expelled from a bus in Columbia, South Carolina, seventeen months before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her seat on an Alabama bus in 1955.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD (19 February 1954 – 4 December 2011), simply known as Sócrates, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
Scott Stewart Bakula (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor, singer and director best known for his lead roles in two science-fiction television series: as Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap (for which he received four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award), and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise.
See It Now was an American newsmagazine and documentary series broadcast by CBS from 1951 to 1958.
Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Sergey Anatolyevich Kuryokhin (Серге́й Анато́льевич Курёхин, also transliterated as Sergei Kuriokhin, Sergei Kurekhin, Sergueï Kouriokhine, Sergey Kuriokhin, etc.; nicknamed "The Captain"; 16 June 1954 – 9 July 1996) was a Russian composer, pianist, music director, experimental artist, film actor and writer, based in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Serzh Sargsyan (Սերժ Սարգսյան,; born 30 June 1954).
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
is a 1954 Japanese epic samurai drama film co-written, edited, and directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Sezen Aksu (born: Fatma Sezen Yıldırım; 13 July 1954 in Sarayköy, Denizli, Turkey) is a Turkish pop music singer, songwriter and producer who has sold over 40 million albums worldwide.
The Shadow Cabinet is a feature of the Westminster system of government.
The Sheriff of Mumbai is an apolitical titular position of authority bestowed for one year on a prominent citizen of Mumbai.
is a Japanese politician serving as the 63rd and current Prime Minister of Japan and Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) since 2012, previously being the 57th officeholder from 2006 to 2007.
is a Japanese-born American electronic engineer and inventor specializing in the field of semiconductor technology, professor at the Materials Department of the College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and is regarded as the inventor of the blue LED, a major breakthrough in lighting technology.
Sidney K. Meier (born February 24, 1954) is a Canadian-American programmer, designer, and producer of several strategy video games and simulation video games, including the Civilization series.
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Slum clearance, slum eviction or slum removal is an urban renewal strategy used to transform low income settlements with poor reputation into another type of development or housing.
The Socialist Republic of Romania (Republica Socialistă România, RSR) refers to Romania under Marxist-Leninist one-party Communist rule that existed officially from 1947 to 1989.
Sōjin Kamiyama or just Sōjin (上山 草人; January 30, 1884 – July 28, 1954) was a Japanese film actor.
Solange Piaget Knowles (born June 24, 1986), known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
Sonia Maria Sotomayor (born June 25, 1954) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, appointed by President Barack Obama in May 2009 and confirmed in August 2009.
South Point School (SPS) or South Point High School (SPHS) is a co-educational private day school located in Kolkata, West Bengal.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was an international organization for collective defense in Southeast Asia created by the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty, or Manila Pact, signed in September 1954 in Manila, Philippines.
Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
Stanley Allen McChrystal (born August 14, 1954) is a retired United States Army general best known for his command of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) in the mid-2000s.
Star Trek: Enterprise (ENT) (titled simply Enterprise until the third episode of season three) is an American science fiction television series created by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga as a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series.
The Statue of Yuriy Dolgorukiy is an equestrian statue which commemorates the founding of Moscow in 1147 by Yuriy Dolgorukiy (1099 1157).
Stephen Ouimette (born June 30, 1954) is a Canadian actor and director, born and raised in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, and a graduate of the University of Windsor.
Stephen W. Burns (November 15, 1954 – February 22, 1990; also credited as Stephan W. Burns and Stephan Burns) was an American actor best known for playing Pete Stancheck in Herbie Goes Bananas and Jack Cleary in the miniseries The Thorn Birds.
Steve Barton (June 26, 1954 – July 21, 2001) was an American actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, stage director and teacher.
Steve Holt (born April 9, 1954) is a Canadian jazz pianist.
Steven John Kilbey (born 13 September 1954) is an English-Australian singer-songwriter and bass guitarist for the rock band, The Church.
Stephen Michael Largent (born September 28, 1954) is a former American football player, enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a former Republican politician, having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma, from 1994 until 2002.
Steven Bruce Smith (born August 21, 1954) is an American drummer best known as a member of the rock band Journey, rejoining the group for the third time in 2015.
A stevedore, longshoreman, or dockworker is a waterfront manual laborer who is involved in loading and unloading ships, trucks, trains or airplanes.
Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Stone Stockton Phillips (born December 2, 1954) is an American television reporter and correspondent.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
Dato' Sudirman bin Haji Arshad,DSAP (Posthumous), JMN, AMN, AMP (25 May 1954 – 22 February 1992) was a Malaysian singer and songwriter.
Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Susan Howlet Butcher (December 26, 1954 – August 5, 2006) was an American dog musher, noteworthy as the second woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1986, the second four-time winner in 1990, and the first to win four out of five sequential years.
(born April 1, 1954) is a Japanese musician and composer.
Sydney Hughes Greenstreet (27 December 1879 – 18 January 1954) was a British actor who did not work in films until the age of 62, but enjoyed a run of notable hits in a Hollywood career lasting just eight years.
The Sylacauga meteorite fell on November 30, 1954, at 12:46 local time (18:46 UT) in Oak Grove, Alabama, near Sylacauga.
Sylacauga is a city in Talladega County, Alabama, United States.
Sylvester Theophilus Clarke (11 December 1954 – 4 December 1999) was a West Indian cricketer who played 11 Tests and 10 One Day Internationals.
René Tantely Gabrio Andrianarivo (born 25 May 1954) was a Malagasy politician who was Prime Minister of Madagascar from 23 July 1998 to 31 May 2002, under President Didier Ratsiraka.
Tarak Dhiab (طارق ذياب, born January 15, 1954) is a former footballer from Tunisia.
Tawn Mastrey (August 20, 1954 – October 2, 2007) was an American disc jockey, music video producer, one of rock radio's top media personalities.
Tõnu Kilgas (born 13 August 1954), is an Estonian singer (baritone) and stage, film, voice, and television actor.
The was a Japanese train ferry constructed by the Japanese National Railways which sank during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait between the Japanese islands of Hokkaidō and Honshū on September 26, 1954.
Ted Coombs (born 1954) is an American technology author, futurist, artist, and scientist.
Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator from Texas since 2013.
Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. (born January 18, 1954) is an American former professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Terry Kinney (born January 29, 1954) is an American actor and theatre director, and is a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise, and Jeff Perry.
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
"That's All Right" is a song written and originally performed by blues singer Arthur Crudup.
Thành Thái (14 March 1869 – 20 March 1954) born Nguyễn Phúc Bửu Lân (阮福寶嶙), was the son of Emperor Dục Đức and Empress Dowager Từ Minh.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Lawrence Welk Show was an American televised musical variety show hosted by big band leader Lawrence Welk.
The Legendary Pink Dots (LPD) are an Anglo-Dutch experimental rock band formed in London in August 1980.
The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television series that aired on the ABC Television network from 1949 to 1957, with Clayton Moore in the starring role.
The Nutcracker (Щелкунчик, Балет-феерия / Shchelkunchik, Balet-feyeriya; Casse-Noisette, ballet-féerie) is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (op. 71).
The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf.
The Turn of the Screw is a 20th-century English chamber opera composed by Benjamin Britten with a libretto by Myfanwy Piper, "wife of the artist John Piper, who had been a friend of the composer since 1935 and had provided designs for several of the operas".
Thea Gabriele von Harbou (27 December 1888 – 1 July 1954) was a German screenwriter, novelist, film director, and actress.
A thermonuclear weapon is a second-generation nuclear weapon design using a secondary nuclear fusion stage consisting of implosion tamper, fusion fuel, and spark plug which is bombarded by the energy released by the detonation of a primary fission bomb within, compressing the fuel material (tritium, deuterium or lithium deuteride) and causing a fusion reaction.
Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière (born 21 January 1954) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union serving as the Federal Minister of the Interior since 17 December 2013 as part of the third cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman, (16 November 187424 June 1954) was a British aristocrat and politician who served as the fifth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1911 to 1914.
Thomas Huckle Weller (June 15, 1915 – August 23, 2008) was an American virologist.
Thomas William Pierrepoint (1870 – 11 February 1954) was a British executioner from 1906 until 1946.
Thomas S. Ray (also known as Tom Ray; born September 21, 1954) is an ecologist who created and developed the Tierra project, a computer simulation of artificial life.
Célestine Ann Beyincé (born January 4, 1954), known as Tina Knowles, is an American businesswoman and fashion designer known for her House of Deréon and Miss Tina by Tina Knowles fashion brands.
Tom Cheney (born 1954) is an American cartoonist.
Tom Tyler (born Vincent Markowski, August 9, 1903 – May 3, 1954) was an American actor known for his leading roles in low-budget Western films in the silent and sound eras, and for his portrayal of superhero Captain Marvel in the 1941 serial film The Adventures of Captain Marvel.
Tomás Monje Gutierréz (21 December 1884 – 1 July 1954) was 48th President of Bolivia between August 1946 and March 1947.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
Anthony Drew Dorsett (born April 7, 1954) is a former American football running back who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.
Anthony Tiran Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American character actor, voice artist and film producer known for portraying Sergeant Warren in Platoon (1986), Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990–1991), Ben in Night of the Living Dead (1990), the titular character in the Candyman horror trilogy (1992–1999), William Bludworth in the Final Destination franchise (2000–2011) and as the voice of the Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).
The Totskoye nuclear exercise was a military exercise undertaken by the Soviet Army to explore defensive and offensive warfare during nuclear war.
Townsend Putnam Coleman III is an American voice actor who performed in many animated series and TV commercials beginning in the early 1980s.
Trans-Canada Air Lines (also known as TCA in English, and Air Canada in French) was a Canadian airline that operated as the country's flag carrier.
A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry.
The Treaty of Brussels, also referred to as the Brussels Pact, was the founding treaty of the Western Union (WU) between 1948 and 1954, at which it point it was amended as the Modified Brussels Treaty (MTB) and served as the founding treaty of the Western European Union (WEU) until its termination in 2010.
Trevor Charles Rabin (born 13 January 1954) is a South African musician, singer-songwriter, producer, and film composer.
The is a strait between Honshu and Hokkaido in northern Japan connecting the Sea of Japan with the Pacific Ocean.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
A TV dinner (also called prepackaged meal, ready-made meal, ready meal, frozen dinner, frozen meal and microwave meal) is a pre-packaged frozen or chilled meal that usually comes as an individual portion.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
Tzimis Panousis (12 February 1954 – 13 January 2018) was a Greek musician, stand-up comedian and occasional film and theater actor born in Athens, where he spent most of his life.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.
The Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR or UkrSSR or UkSSR; Украї́нська Радя́нська Соціалісти́чна Респу́бліка, Украї́нська РСР, УРСР; Украи́нская Сове́тская Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика, Украи́нская ССР, УССР; see "Name" section below), also known as the Soviet Ukraine, was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union from the Union's inception in 1922 to its breakup in 1991. The republic was governed by the Communist Party of Ukraine as a unitary one-party socialist soviet republic. The Ukrainian SSR was a founding member of the United Nations, although it was legally represented by the All-Union state in its affairs with countries outside of the Soviet Union. Upon the Soviet Union's dissolution and perestroika, the Ukrainian SSR was transformed into the modern nation-state and renamed itself to Ukraine. Throughout its 72-year history, the republic's borders changed many times, with a significant portion of what is now Western Ukraine being annexed by Soviet forces in 1939 from the Republic of Poland, and the addition of Zakarpattia in 1946. From the start, the eastern city of Kharkiv served as the republic's capital. However, in 1934, the seat of government was subsequently moved to the city of Kiev, Ukraine's historic capital. Kiev remained the capital for the rest of the Ukrainian SSR's existence, and remained the capital of independent Ukraine after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Geographically, the Ukrainian SSR was situated in Eastern Europe to the north of the Black Sea, bordered by the Soviet republics of Moldavia, Byelorussia, and the Russian SFSR. The Ukrainian SSR's border with Czechoslovakia formed the Soviet Union's western-most border point. According to the Soviet Census of 1989 the republic had a population of 51,706,746 inhabitants, which fell sharply after the breakup of the Soviet Union. For most of its existence, it ranked second only to the Russian SFSR in population, economic and political power.
Uli Jon Roth (born Ulrich Roth, 18 December 1954) is a German guitarist, who became famous as Scorpions' lead guitarist, and is one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre.
The Unification Church (UC), also called the Unification movement and sometimes colloquially the "Moonies", is a worldwide new religious movement that was founded by and is inspired by Sun Myung Moon, a Korean religious leader also known for his business ventures and support of social and political causes.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a United Nations programme with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Force Academy (also known as USAFA, the Air Force Academy, or the Academy), is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
USS Bennington (CV/CVA/CVS-20) was one of 24 s built during World War II for the United States Navy.
Uwe Wittwer (born 1954) is a Swiss artist.
Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen.
Vagn Walfrid Ekman (3 May 1874 – 9 March 1954) was a Swedish oceanographer.
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos (born 13 March 1954) is a British politician and diplomat who served as the eighth UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.
Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
Vance DeGeneres (born September 2, 1954) is an American actor, comedian, musician, film producer and screenwriter, known for his work in television.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
Việt Minh (abbreviated from Việt Nam độc lập đồng minh, French: "Ligue pour l'indépendance du Viêt Nam", English: “League for the Independence of Vietnam") was a national independence coalition formed at Pác Bó by Hồ Chí Minh on May 19, 1941.
Marvic Valentin Castelo Sotto (born April 28, 1954), known as Vic Sotto, is a Filipino actor, television presenter, comedian, singer-songwriter and film producer from the Philippines.
Victor Ciorbea (born on 26 October 1954) is a Romanian jurist, politician and civil servant.
Victoria Park is a large recreational area on the Port Hills above Christchurch, New Zealand.
The National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Mặt trận Dân tộc Giải phóng miền Nam Việt Nam) also known as the Việt Cộng was a mass political organization in South Vietnam and Cambodia with its own army – the People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam (PLAF) – that fought against the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War, eventually emerging on the winning side.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
On March 8, 1949, after the Élysée Accords, the State of Vietnam was recognized by France as an independent country ruled by Vietnamese Emperor Bảo Đại.
Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Віктор Андрійович Ющенко,; born February 23, 1954) is a Ukrainian politician who was the third President of Ukraine from January 23, 2005 to February 25, 2010.
Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis (July 26, 1954 – September 17, 1994) was a Lithuanian American professional tennis player.
Vladimir Mikhaylovich Petrov (Влади́мир Миха́йлович Петро́в; 15 February 1907 – 14 June 1991) was a member of the Soviet Union's clandestine services who became famous in 1954 for his defection to Australia.
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999) was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons.
Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe (8 January 1891 – 8 February 1957) was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1954 with Max Born.
Wang Chung are a British new wave musical group formed in 1980.
War reparations are payments made after a war by the vanquished to the victors.
Waruhiu Itote (1922 – 30 April 1993), also known as General China, was one of the key leaders of the Mau Mau Uprising (1952–1960) in British Kenya alongside Dedan Kimathi, Stanley Mathenge, Kurito ole Kisio, Musa Mwariama and Muthoni Kirima.
Wayne Watson (born October 5, 1954) is a singer-songwriter in contemporary Christian music.
Waysted is a rock band formed by the UFO bass guitarist Pete Way and the Scottish rocker Fin Muir (Ian Muir) in 1982.
Wendy Fulton (born March 26, 1954, Stewartstown, Pennsylvania) is a retired American actress, who is known for her roles on television during 1980s.
Wendy K. Schaal (born July 2, 1954) is an American actress and voice-over artist best known for her work in Joe Dante films such as Innerspace, The 'Burbs and Small Soldiers.
The Western Bulldogs (formerly the Footscray Football Club) is a professional Australian rules football club that competes in the Australian Football League (AFL), the sport's premier competition.
The Western European Union (WEU) was the international organisation and military alliance that succeeded the Western Union (WU) after the 1954 amendment of the 1948 Treaty of Brussels.
The Wigomat was the world's first electrical drip coffee maker and patented in 1954 in Germany.
Warren Wilbur Shaw (October 31, 1902 – October 30, 1954) was an American racing driver.
Wilhelm Furtwängler (January 25, 1886November 30, 1954) was a German conductor and composer.
William Harrison Hays, Sr. (November 5, 1879 – March 7, 1954) was a United States politician, chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918–21), U.S. Postmaster General (1921–22), and, from 1922–1945, the first chairman of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA).
William Rankin Patton (born June 14, 1954) is an American actor and audiobook narrator.
Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet.
William Henry Purnell Blandy (June 28, 1890 – January 12, 1954), known to friends as "Spike", was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II.
William K. Howard (June 16, 1899 – February 21, 1954) was an American film director, writer, and producer.
William March (September 18, 1893 – May 15, 1954) was an American writer of psychological fiction and a highly decorated US Marine.
Guillermo "Willie" Hernández Villanueva (born November 14, 1954) is a former relief pitcher for the Chicago Cubs (1977–1983), Philadelphia Phillies (1983), and Detroit Tigers (1984–1989).
Willie Larry Randolph (born July 6, 1954) is an American former Major League Baseball second baseman, coach, and manager.
William Joseph "Willie" Thorne (born 4 March 1954) is an English former professional snooker player who is now a sports commentator.
Willy Telavi (born 28 January 1954) is a Tuvaluan politician who was Prime Minister of Tuvalu from 2010 to 2013.
Wilson Casey is an American columnist, book author, political humorist, entertainer, speaker, and record holder.
WKAQ-TV, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 28), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station licensed to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yangon (ရန်ကုန်မြို့, MLCTS rankun mrui,; formerly known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") was the capital of the Yangon Region of Myanmar, also known as Burma.
Yiannis Chryssomallis (Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, Giannis Chrysomallis; born November 14, 1954), known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has spent his adult life in the United States.
was a Japanese voice actor who was born in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese actor, voice actor, director of audiography, voice director and sound supervisor from Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture who is affiliated with Bring Up.
Yitzhak Lamdan (Hebrew: יצחק למדן; ‎ 7 November 1899 – 17 November 1954) was an Israeli Hebrew-language poet, translator, editor and columnist.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
is a retired Japanese flyweight freestyle wrestler.
is a Japanese manga artist.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
The Blons avalanches in Austria was one of the worst mass burials by avalanche in recorded history.
The 1954 Chlef earthquake struck Chlef Province in Algeria on September 9 at.
The 1954 FIFA World Cup, the fifth staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in Switzerland from 16 June to 4 July.
The 1954 FIFA World Cup Final was the final match of the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the fifth World Cup in FIFA history.
The Geneva Conference was a conference among several nations that took place in Geneva, Switzerland from April 26 – July 20, 1954.
The 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état was a covert operation carried out by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that deposed the democratically elected Guatemalan President Jacobo Árbenz and ended the Guatemalan Revolution of 1944–1954.
The transfer of the Crimean Oblast in 1954 was an administrative action of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union which transferred the government of the Crimean Peninsula from the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic to the Ukrainian SSR.
The United States Capitol shooting incident of 1954 was an attack on March 1, 1954, by four Puerto Rican nationalists; they shot 30 rounds from semi-automatic pistols from the Ladies' Gallery (a balcony for visitors) of the House of Representatives chamber in the United States Capitol.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
The 26th Academy Awards ceremony was held on March 25, 1954.