Saturday 5 November 1955
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams.
In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits.
I Died a Thousand Times, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1955 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Bernard Chazelle: French computer scientist and academic.
- Nestor Serrano: American actor.
- Karan Thapar: Indian journalist and political analyst.
- Sylvester Louis Adams: Murderer.
- Jay Walker: Entrepreneur.
- Kris Jenner: American television personality who rose to fame for starring in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians together with her family.
- Maurice Utrillo: French artist who, as an instinctive painter, worked from nature, memory and even post cards, without theory.
- Montreal Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)
- New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)
- Racial segregation is outlawed on trains and buses in Interstate Commerce in the United States.
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