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The year 1954 in radio involved some significant events. // January 11 - Fireside chat: State of the Union Message to Congress June 5 - Fireside chat: On the Fall of Rome June 12 - Fireside chat: Opening Fifth War Loan Drive (last fireside chat) January 25 - The black maid character Beulah, played by Marlin Hunt, debuts on Fibber McGee and Molly. ... // March 15 - The Academy Awards are broadcast on the radio in their entirety for the first time. ... // January 21 - The Fat Man debuts on ABC. February 2 - Twenty Questions debuts on Mutual. ... See also: 1946 in radio 1947 1948 in radio 1940s in radio years in radio radio radio programming radio comedy radio drama old-time radio Events January 2 - Much Binding In The Marsh was first broadcast by the BBC February 10 - The Netherlands Radio Union is established February 17 - Propaganda... Events March 23 - Take It From Here was first broadcast by the BBC. April 3 - The Louisiana Hayride from Shreveport makes its debut. ... // January 9 - Screen Directors Playhouse premiers on NBC. February 18 - Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar (1949-1962) debuts on CBS. Categories: | | | ... Events May 1 - Springbok Radio became the first commercial radio station in South Africa. ... // September 22 - The character Grace Archer dies in the BBC serial The Archers, a spoiler for the launch of ITV on the same day. ... Events August 27 - The Louisiana Hayride put on its final show. ... See also: 1950 in television, other events of 1951, 1952 in television and the list of years in television. // Events May 28 - The US Supreme Court upholds the FCCs approval of the CBS color television system. ... See also: 1951 in television, other events of 1952, 1953 in television and the list of years in television. // Events February 15 - The funeral of King George VI is televised in the UK. August 1 - First TV broadcast in the Dominican Republic by La Voz Dominicana, a TV station based... See also: 1952 in television, other events of 1953, 1954 in television and the list of years in television. // Events The BBCs Television Symbol, known as the bats wings by logo enthusiasts, first appeared in December this year. ... See also: 1953 in television, other events of 1954, 1955 in television and the list of years in television. // Events January 1 - NBC broadcasts the Rose Parade in NTSC color on 21 stations. ... See also: 1954 in television, other events of 1955, 1956 in television and the list of years in television. // Events April 1 - The DuMont Television network drastically cuts back its programming. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1956. ... The year 1957 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1950 in music, other events of 1951, 1952 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Johnnie Ray has his first hit record with Cry. ... See also: 1951 in music, other events of 1952, 1953 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pierre Schaeffer publishes his A la recherche dune musique concrète (The Search for a Concrete Music), an explanation of his experimental approach to composing. ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... See also: 1954 in music, other events of 1955, 1956 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // January 1 - RCA victor announces a marketing plan called Operation TNT. The label drops the list price on LPs from $5. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // January 1 - Blue Suede Shoes is released by Carl Perkins on the Sun Records label. ... See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // January 5 - Renato Carosone and his band start their American tour in Cuba. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... See also: 1952 in film 1953 1954 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events September 16 - The Robe debuts as the first anamorphic, widescreen CinemaScope film. ... See also: 1953 in film 1954 1955 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events May 12 - The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces wife Marion Benda. ... // Events November 3 - The musical Guys and Dolls, starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, debuts. ... See also: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... // October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Face The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ... This article cites very few or no references or sources. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... See also: 1953 in art - Other events of 1954 - 1955 in art - List of years in art // Events Works Jasper Johns - Flag Willem de Kooning - Marilyn Monroe Exhibitions Births March 23 - Kenneth Cole, fashion designer Deaths May 16 - Werner Bischof, photographer July 13 - Frida Kahlo, painter September 8 - André Derain... 1954 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Mixco Viejo, Guatemala Musée dHomme project under the direction of Henri Lehmann starts (continues through 1967) Finds Publications Births 1 July: William Rathje, archaeologist, garbologist Deaths See also List of years in archaeology 1953 in archaeology 1955 in archaeology Categories: 1954 | Years in... See also: 1953 in architecture, other events of 1954, 1955 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1953 in literature, other events of 1954, 1955 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1953 in music, other events of 1954, 1955 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Frank Sinatra wins the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in From Here To Eternity, 1953; resuscitating his singing career in the process Bing Crosby received a... See also: Other events of 1954 List of years in science . ...

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Debuts

January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Negro Network was a black-oriented radio programming service founded in January 1954. ...

Closings

September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Escape was radios leading series of high adventure, airing on CBS from July 7, 1947 to September 25, 1954. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ...

Births

January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is a biography of Howard Stern as an individual; for information regarding his radio show see The Howard Stern Show. ... A shock jock is a slang term used to describe a type of radio broadcaster (sometimes a disk jockey) who attracts attention using humor that a significant portion of the listening audience may find offensive. ...

Deaths


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1954 (1204 words)
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September 3 - The last new episode of the Lone Ranger is aired on radio after 2,956 episodes over a period of 21 years.
Elizabeth Hodges in her living room after bouncing off her radio, giving her a bad bruise (this is the first known modern case of a human being hit by a space rock).
1954 - definition of 1954 - Labor Law Talk Dictionary (1314 words)
August 24 - President of Brazil, Getulio Vargas, commits suicide; he's been accused of conspiracy to murder an air force officer.
November 30 - In Sylacauga, Alabama, a 4 kg sulfide meteorite crashes through a roof and hits Ann Hodges in her living room after bouncing off her radio, giving her a bad bruise (this is the first known modern case of a human being hit by a space rock).
December 2 - Red Scare: The United States Senate votes 67 to 22 to condemn Joseph McCarthy for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute."
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