Saturday 1 January 1955
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1955 ?
- Michael James Sullivan in Gary: Indiana, USA; PGA golfer (1980 Southern Open).
- Precious : Canadian wrestler and manager.
- LaMarr Hoyt: American baseball player.
- Gennady Lyachin: Russian captain (d. 2000).
- Arthur C Parker: American archaeologist, folklorist, and historian (Born 1881).
- WEAT (now WPEC) TV channel 12 in West Palm Beach, Florida (CBS) begins
- Bhutan issues its first postage stamps.
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