Friday 16 September 1955
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Liz Knights: Publisher.
- Vicki Tabor: LPGA golfer.
- Ron Brewer: American basketball player.
- Janet Ellis: English actress and television host.
- Yolandita Monge: Puerto Rican singer-songwriter and actress.
- Robin Yount: Baseballer (Mil Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
- Leopold C M S Amery: British Minister of Colonies (India), dies at 81.
- Bauer and Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
- Yankee Mickey Mantle pulls a hamstring muscle running out a bunt
- US Auto Club forms to oversee four major auto racing categories.
- Juan Peron is deposed as the ruler of Argentina.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1955 ?
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