1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter C), the 1954th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 954th year of the 2nd millennium, the 54th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1950s decade.
Real World Events
- Author Lawrence Watt Evans is born.
- Author Chuck Dixon is born.
- Composer Elliot Goldenthal is born.
- Actor Trevor Steedman is born.
- Actor William Armstrong is born.
- Producer John Davis is born.
- Director James Cameron is born.
- Author Diane Carey is born.
- Author Beau Smith is born.