Friday 16 December 1955
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Carol M: Browner; US Administrator (EPA).
- Carol Browner: American lawyer and environmentalist 8th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Lorenz of Belgium: Archduke of Austria-Este.
- Chiharu Matsuyama: Japanese singer-songwriter.
- Prince Lorenz of Belgium: Archduke of Austria-Este.
- Xander Berkeley: American actor
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