Wednesday 2 March 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits.
East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, 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.
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- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Jay Osmond in Ogden: Utah, USA; singer (Osmond Brothers, Donny and Marie).
- Dale Bozzio in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; rock vocalist (Missing Persons - "Destination Unknown").
- Dale Bozzio: American singer, known for her work with Frank Zappa and with her band, Missing Persons, which she formed with her former husband, drummer Terry Bozzio.
- Shoko Asahara: Japanese cult leader founded Aum Shinrikyo.
- Jay Osmond: American singer and drummer (The Osmonds).
- Ken Salazar: American politician, United States Senator from Colorado, 50th United States Secretary of the Interior
- Terrence Stone: Irish-American voice actor and casting director
- King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates the throne in favor of his father, King Norodom Suramarit.
- Claudette Colvin (a fifteen year old African American girl) refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, to a white woman after the driver demands it. She is carried off the bus backwards whilst being kicked and handcuffed and harassed on the way to the police station.
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