April 7th, 1954

April 7th, 1954, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 97 of 1954. The decade was the 1950s.

67 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since April 7th, 1954.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jackie Chan: Actor.


Top song: April 7th, 1954

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on April 7th, 1954 was "Make Love to Me" by Jo Stafford.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 7th, 1954 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1954 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In music, the song "Make Love to Me" by Jo Stafford is the best-selling record at the moment. Dwight David Eisenhower is currently the President of the United States and Winston Churchill is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, women are sporting the popular "The New Look" by Christian Dior. This formal style includes rounded shoulders, a full-skirted silhouette and a tight waist. Meanwhile, men are beginning to follow a new "Teddy Boy" trend that involves greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets.

Because it's 1954, anyone listening to a jukebox or radio station is likely to hear songs from artists such as Kitty Kallen, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, The Crew-Cuts, Jo Stafford, Eddie Fisher, The Four Knights, The Four Aces and Doris Day. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "I Love Lucy", "The Roy Rogers Show" and "Annie Oakley". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry", "Crusader Rabbit" and "Adventures of Superman".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Mr. Potato Head".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 7th, 1954.

  • John Foster Dulles.

    US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1954. This was due to his involvement in creating the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.

  • 1954 in music.

    The radio stations in 1954 were dominated by artists such as Kitty Kallen, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney, The Crew-Cuts, Jo Stafford, Eddie Fisher, The Four Knights, The Four Aces and Doris Day.

  • Movies from 1954.

    The most popular movies of 1954 included the likes of White Christmas, The Caine Mutiny, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Glenn Miller Story, The Country Girl, The High and the Mighty and A Star is Born.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 67 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since April 7th, 1954.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1954.
  • Leap Year: 1954 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 7th, 1954, will be 67 years of age.
  • People born in 1954 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 7th, 1954:

  • This date: April 7th, 1954
  • April 18th, 1954: Colonel Gamal Abdal Nasser seizes power in Egypt.
  • April 24th, 1954: Soccer: Wolverhampton Wanderers win the First Division title after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the final game of the season.
  • May 1st, 1954: Soccer: A late goal from Frank Griffin helps West Brom to secure a 3-2 victory over Preston North End in the 1954 FA Cup Final.
  • May 7th, 1954: French rule in Vietnam comes to an end after Viet Minh troops capture Dien Bien Phu.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 7th, 1954, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1954 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 7th, 1954 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Annie Oakley - American Western series that fictionalizes the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
  • Life with Elizabeth - Starring Betty White as Elizabeth and Del Moore as her husband Alvin.
  • The Danny Thomas Show - American sitcom about a successful nightclub singer.
  • I Married Joan - Comedy about the scatterbrained wife of judge Bradley Stevens.
  • Our Miss Brooks - Sitcom about a high school teacher called Constance "Connie" Brooks.
  • My Little Margie - Comedy series about 21-year-old Margie Albright and her widowed father Charles Farrell.
  • The Roy Rogers Show - American Western television series about a ranch owner called Roy Rogers.
  • I Love Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Sky King - Western series starring Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters and Ron Hagerthy.
  • The Jack Benny Program - 25-minute-long situation comedy series that broadcast on CBS.
  • The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - TV series that broadcast on CBS.
  • You Bet Your Life - Comedy quiz series hosted by Groucho Marx.

1954 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1954.

  • Adventures of Superman
  • Crusader Rabbit
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

1954 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1954:

  • Mr. Potato Head

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 7th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on April 7th, 1954?

  • Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 7th, 1954?

  • Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 7th, 1954 was probably conceived around the 28th of June, 1953. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 7th, 1954 is the 15th of January, 1955. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 7th, 1954.

  • 24,483 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,115,327,600 seconds have passed since the April 7th, 1954.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,467,882,200 times.
  • Since April 7th, 1954, earth has travelled approximately 1,091,509,041,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 352,554,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 181,918,174 steps. That's about 80,853 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,383,931 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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