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1954
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Chris Chataway
Long-distance Runner
1954
   FIFA World Cup winners were   
West Germany
1954
   winners of the FA Cup were   
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion 3 Preston North End 2
1954
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Louison Bobet
France 1st rider to win 3 Tour de France consecutively.
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
   was released in   
1954
In 1969, Captain Nemo's pipe organ got a makeover and can now be seen in the ballroom of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion.
1954
   Formula One Drivers' Championship winner was   
Juan Manuel Fangio
1954
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Jaroslav Drobny
1954
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Maureen Connolly
1954
   Commonwealth Games host was   
Vancouver
1954
   Palme d'Or winner was   
Gate of Hell (Jigokumon)
Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa
1954
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Vic Seixas
d. Rex Hartwig 3-6 6-2 6-4 6-4
1954
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Doris Hart
1954
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Mervyn Rose
1954
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Thelma Coyne Long
1954
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Tony Trabert
1954
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Kismet
1954
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Giants
Swept the Cleveland Indians
1954
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
John Dulles
U.S. Secretary of State. Washington's airport is named after him.
1954
   the winner was   
Alan Ameche
FB from Wisconsin
1954
   was the year   
The First Nuclear Power Station Was Opened
In the USSR. Later gave employment to Homer J Simpson.
1954
   was the year   
The First Sub 4 Minute Mile Was Achieved
At the Iffley Road track in Oxford, by Roger Bannister. The record lasted for just 46 days before being beaten by Australian John Landy. Bannister went on to become a neurologist.
1954
   the winner was   
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
An international relief agency founded by the UN in 1951
Catherine O'Hara
   was born on   
March 4, 1954
Actress
1954
   the winner was   
Evelyn Margaret Ay
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
1954
   saw the birth of   
Annie Lennox
Singer
1954
   the winner was   
Ernest Hemingway
USA, 1899-1961; "for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence he has exerted on contemporary style"
1954
   the winner was   
On The Waterfront
Directed by Elia Kazan for Columbia
1954
   the winner was   
Determine
Raymond York
1954
   the winner was   
Peter Thomson
At Royal Birkdale
1954
   winner of The Masters was   
Sam Snead
The Friendly Book
   was published in   
1954
By Margaret Wise Brown and Pictures by Garth Williams
1954
   the winner was   
The Vanishing Prairie
A Walt Disney true life adventure feature
Jeff Apple
   was born on   
May 10, 1954
Miami Florida, producer (In the Line of Fire)
1954
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Coleman
AJS- 350 cc
1954
   the winner was   
Maureen Connolly
Defeated Ginette Jucker-Bucaille 6-4, 6-2
1954
      
Central Treaty Organization
Alliance of Middle Eastern countries and the United Kingdom.
1954
      
Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty
Established the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, (SEATO), a defensive alliance between Australia, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, South Vietnam, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
2 June 1954 - 20 March 1957
      
John A. Costello
2nd termFine Gael;
Felix De Weldon
   created the sculpture   
USMC War Memorial, 1954
1954
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Hasty Road
John Adams on board -- Trainer Harry Trotsek -- Hasty House Farm -- 1:57.40
1954
   Leroy released   
Bugler's Holiday
Three military buglers create an unmilitary atmosphere.
1954
   Leroy released   
Forgotten Dreams
Written for the piano. lyrics were written for the composition by Mitchell Parish in 1962
1954
   Leroy released   
Sandpaper Ballet
Recalls the days when vaudevillian soft-shoe dancers spread sand on the stage.
1954
   was the first publication of   
Horton Hears a Who
1954
   was won by   
Royal Approach
Lord Bicester
1954
   the winner was the   
Detroit Red Wings
1954
   was won by   
Minneapolis Lakers
Defeated the Syracuse Nationals
1954
   player of the year was   
Tom Finney
Preston North End
1954
   was the year   
The First Nuclear Power Station Was Opened
In the USSR. Later gave employment to Homer J Simpson.
1954
   was the year   
The First Sub 4 Minute Mile Was Achieved
At the Iffley Road track in Oxford, by Roger Bannister. The record lasted for just 46 days before being beaten by Australian John Landy. Bannister went on to become a neurologist.






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