Thursday 5 May 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melinda Culea in Western Springs and Robert Feld in Nashville.
In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits.
Bride of the Monster, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1955 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Melinda Culea in Western Springs: Illinois, USA; actress (The A-Team, Brotherly Love, Glitter).
- Robert Feld in Nashville: Tennessee, USA; National Scrabble Champion (1990).
- Melinda Culea: American actress.
- Lisa Persky: American actress and journalist.
- Damn Yankees opens at 46th Steet Theater in New York City for 1022 performances.
- Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce
- West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site.
- West Germany becomes a sovereign country recognized by important Western foreign countries, such as France, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1955 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?