Thursday 8 September 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Tempest Williams and David O'Halloran.
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 Wonderama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1955 ?
- Terry Tempest Williams: American author and environmentalist.
- David O'Halloran: Australian footballer (d. 2013).
- Julian Richings: English-born Canadian actor.
- Terry Williams: American environmentalist and author.
- John de Young: Cardinal / Archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69.
- Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor.
- Earliest clinching of a National League pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers).
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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