1954

Rulers:

• Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States (1953-1961)

• Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1952-)

Events:

• Ernest Hemingway receives the Nobel Prize in Literature.

• J. Paul Getty Museum established in Los Angeles.

Births:

• Bowker, Judi (1954)

Cameron, James (1954)

Liotta, Ray (1954-2022)

• Quaid, Dennis (1954)

• Russo, Rene (1954)

Soler, Lluís (1954)

Turner, Kathleen (1954)

Deaths:

• Derain, André (1880-1954)

• Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954)

Matisse, Henri (1869-1954)

• Pascal, Gabriel (1894-1954)

Music:

• North, Alex (1910-1991): Désirée (1954)

• Rota, Nino (1911-1979): La Strada (1954)

• Waxman, Franz (1906-1967): Rear Window (1954)

• Young, Victor (1900-1956): Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Art:

• Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989): Crucifixion, Corpus Hypercubus (1954)

De Chirico, Giorgio (1888-1978): Composizione metafisica (1950-60)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968): Coin de chasteté (1954)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973): Les femmes d’Alger, d’après Delacroix (1954-B)

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973): Sylvette (1954)

Film:

Désirée (1954)

• Dial M for Murder (1954)

• La Strada (1954)

• Le Rouge et le Noir (1954)

Pane, amore e gelosia (1954)

• Rear Window (1954)

• Sabrina (1954)

Senso (1954)

• Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)