Friday 11 March 1955
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nina Hagen and Leslie Cliff.
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 March 1955 ?
- Zambia - Youth Day.
- Saint Rosina
- Saint Alberta
- Saint Vindician
- Blessed Auria
- Lesotho - Moshoeshoe Day.
- Lithuania - Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence.
- United States - Johnny Appleseed Day, 311 Day
- Blessed John Righi
- Nina Hagen: German singer, well known in the new wave-punk scene shortly after she made it to the West, 1976.
- Leslie Cliff: Canadian swimmer.
- Jimmy Fortune: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Statler Brothers).
- D MacHale: American author director and screenwriter.
- Henk van Gerven: Dutch physician and politician.
- Yehuda Weisenstein: Israeli fencer
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1955 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
- Nat King Cole - Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
- Four Aces - Melody Of Love
- Bill Hayes - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
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