What Happened in 1954?
John Cain (Snr) was Premier of Victoria and Bob Menzies was the Australian Prime Minister.
Footscray won its first and only VFL ( AFL) premiership.
Rising Fast won the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.
Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and The Comets topped the hit parade.
Elvis Presley launched his musical career.
Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh came to Bendigo (The Upper Reserve now the QEO)
Lord’s Raceway open for business. The first organised trotting meeting in Bendigo for over 30 years held under lights at Junortoun.
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