Thursday 15 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 Mac Sweeney and Zeljka Antunovic.
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.
Killer's Kiss, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 Cheyenne.
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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Mac Sweeney: (Rep-R-Texas, 1985- ).
- Zeljka Antunovic: Croatian politician.
- Brendan O'Carroll: Comedian.
- Željka Antunović: Croatian politician 9th Croatian Minister of Defence.
- Abdul Qadir: Pakistani cricketer.
- Bruce Reitherman: American voice actor singer cinematographer and producer
- Renzo Rosso: Italian fashion designer and businessman co-founded Diesel Clothing
- WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, Florida (CBS) begins
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