Thursday 7 April 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrea Fisher and Tim Cochran.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes.
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Marty, directed by Delbert Mann, 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.
On TV people were watching Science Fiction Theatre.
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- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Andrea Fisher: Artist.
- Tim Cochran: American mathematician and academic (d. 2014).
- Gregg Jarrett: American lawyer and television news journalist.
- Werner Stocker: German actor (d. 1993).
- Theda Bara: American actress called "The Vamp" who was the embodiment of the silent screen image of sexuality run amok, a product of publicity hype.
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