Tuesday 15 March 1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Blackboard Jungle, directed by Richard Brooks, 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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- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Marcia McCabe in Bryn Mawr: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Alicia Grande - One Life to Live).
- Dee Snider in Massapequa: New York, USA; rocker (Twisted Sister - "We're Not Gonna Take It").
- Dee Snider: Metal Singer.
- Mickey Hatcher: American baseball player who debuted with the Los Angeles Dodgers on 8/03/1979.
- Dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses
- WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
- US Air Force unveils self-guided missile.
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