Wednesday 7 September 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leonard Haze and Patsy Webb.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Warner Brothers Presents.
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- Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
- Mozambique - Victory Day
- RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
- Leonard Haze: American musician and record producer.
- Patsy Webb: American model, the youngest model ever given an exclusive contract by a cosmetic firm.
- Mira Furlan: Croatian-American actress and singer.
- Heino Puuste: Estonian javelin thrower and coach.
- Efim Zelmanov: Russian mathematician and academic.
- Earnest Rabel: Austrian / US civil rights activist, dies at 81.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1955 ?
Top #8 songs in the USA
- The Four Lads - Moments To Remember
- Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus - The Yellow Rose Of Texas
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Roger Williams - Autumn Leaves
- Fontane Sisters - Seventeen
- Boyd Bennett - Seventeen
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