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  • Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Jan 4, 1954
    Marilyn Monroe

    The Suspension

    Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Jan 4, 1954

    When she refused to begin shooting yet another musical comedy, a film version of The Girl in Pink Tights, which was to co-star Frank Sinatra, the studio suspended her on January 4, 1954, but she reached a settlement with the studio in March: it included a new contract to be made later in the year




  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 4, 1954
    Frank Sinatra

    Sinatra's first album for Capitol

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 4, 1954

    Sinatra's first album for Capitol, Songs for Young Lovers, was released on January 4, 1954, and included "A Foggy Day", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "My Funny Valentine", "Violets for Your Furs" and "They Can't Take That Away from Me", songs which became staples of his later concerts.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 21, 1954
    Nuclear Power

    The world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine "USS Nautilus"

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 21, 1954

    USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine and the first submarine to complete a submerged transit of the North Pole. Her initial commanding officer was Eugene Parks "Dennis" Wilkinson, a widely respected naval officer who set the stage for many of the protocols of today's Nuclear Navy, and who had a storied career during military service and afterward.




  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 9, 1954
    Christopher Paul Gardner

    Birth

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 9, 1954

    Gardner was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 9, 1954, to Thomas Turner and Bettye Jean Gardner. He was the second child and the only boy born to Bettye Jean. His older half-sister, Ophelia, is from a previous union. His younger sisters, Sharon and Kimberly, are children from his mother's marriage to Freddie Triplett.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 9, 1954
    Jacintha Darlene Gardner

    Jacintha Darlene Gardner's Father

    U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 9, 1954

    Gardner was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 9, 1954, to Thomas Turner and Bettye Jean Gardner. Christopher Paul Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American businessman and motivational speaker. During the early 1980s, Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son. He became a stockbroker and eventually founded his own brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co.




  • Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
    Friday May 14, 1954
    Martin Luther King

    Called as Pastor

    Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
    Friday May 14, 1954

    At the age of 25 in 1954, King was called as pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.




  • Tylertown, Mississippi, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1954
    Ruby Bridges

    Birth

    Tylertown, Mississippi, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 8, 1954

    Bridges was the eldest of five children born to Abon and Lucille Bridges.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 21, 1954
    James Bond

    The episode aired live (CBS Series "Casino Royale")

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 21, 1954

    The episode aired live (CBS Series "Casino Royale") on 21 October 1954 and starred Barry Nelson as "Card Sense" James Bond and Peter Lorre as Le Chiffre.


  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 16, 1954
    Warren Buffett

    Second Child

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 16, 1954

    In December 16, 1954, Buffett and Susan Thompson had their second child, Howard Graham.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 21, 1954
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 21, 1954

    The Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty with the Republic of China was signed in December 1954.


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