Sixty years ago. Seems like just yesterday.
Actually, it was 525,600 minutes ago.
And that's when Leonard and Jan (Jeanette Selk) Stehlik of Dorchester were getting married.
Other notable events of 1954 were:
- Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian, is born.
- The first issue of Sports Illustrated magazine is published in the United States.
- The Miss America Pageant is broadcast on television for the first time.
- Bill Haley & His Comets record "Rock Around the Clock", thus starting the rock and roll craze.
- The words "under God" are added to the United States Pledge of Allegiance.
- And RCA manufactures the first color television set (12-inch screen; price: $1,000).
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