Wednesday 2 February 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
They Who Dare, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1955 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Michael Talbott in Waverly: Iowa, USA; actor (Stan - Miami Vice).
- Brent Spiner in Houston Texas USA actor (Data - Star Trek: The Next Generation).
- Virginia Leng: British equestrian.
- Leszek Engelking: Polish poet, writer and translator.
- Bob Schreck: American author.
- Kim Zimmer: American actress
- 1st presidential news conference on network TV-Eisenhower on ABC
- First Presidential news conference on network TV - Dwight Eisenhower on ABC.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1955 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Georgia Gibbs - Tweedle Dee
- Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) - The Crew-Cuts
- The Ames Brothers - The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
- The Penguins - Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
- Four Aces - Melody Of Love
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