Thursday 15 December 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits.
The Man with the Golden Arm, directed by Otto Preminger, 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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- Melanie Chartoff in West Haven: Connecticut, USA; actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis).
- Philippe Paquet: French jockey, winner of the Cravache d’Or in 1977 (108 wins) and 1979 (116 wins).
- Hector Sants: English banker.
- Paul Simonon: English singer-songwriter and bass player (The Clash and Havana 3am).
- Jens Olsen's World Clock is started by Danish King Frederick IX and Jens Olsen's youngest grandchild Birgit.
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