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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.




  • 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.




  • 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.


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