December 11th, 1954

December 11th, 1954, fell on a Saturday. It was day 345 of 1954. The decade was the 1950s.

66 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since December 11th, 1954.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jermaine Jackson: Musician.


Top song: December 11th, 1954

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on December 11th, 1954 was "Mr. Sandman" by The Chordettes.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 11th, 1954 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 1954 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In music, the song "Mr. Sandman" by The Chordettes 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?", "You Bet Your Life", "My Little Margie" and "I Married Joan".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Tom and Jerry", "Crusader Rabbit", "Adventures of Superman" and "Father Knows Best". 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 December 11th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 66 years, 4 months and 7 days have passed since December 11th, 1954.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1954.
  • Leap Year: 1954 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 11th, 1954, will be 66 years of age.
  • People born in 1954 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 11th, 1954:

  • December 4th, 1954: The first ever Burger King outlet is opened in Miami, Florida.
  • This date: December 11th, 1954
  • December 23rd, 1954: The film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" is released by Disney.
  • December 26th, 1954: NFL: The Cleveland Browns defeat the Detroit Lions 56-10 to win the 1954 NFL Championship Game.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 11th, 1954, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1954 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 11th, 1954 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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.

  • Father Knows Best
  • Lassie
  • 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 11th of December:


US President

Who was the US President on December 11th, 1954?

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

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 11th, 1954?

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

Irish Taoiseach

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

  • John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 11th, 1954 was probably conceived around the 3rd of March, 1954. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 11th, 1954 is the 20th of September, 1955. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 11th, 1954.

  • 24,236 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,093,986,800 seconds have passed since the December 11th, 1954.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,442,984,600 times.
  • Since December 11th, 1954, earth has travelled approximately 1,080,497,188,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 348,997,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 180,082,865 steps. That's about 80,037 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,127,842 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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