Monday 17 January 1955
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1955 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Steve Earle in San Antonio: Texas, USA; country singer ("Guitar Town").
- Steve Earle: American singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.
- Steve Javie: American professional basketball referee.
- Submarine USS Nautilus begins first nuclear-powered test voyage.
- In Kirkland, Washington, USA two iron meteorites break through an amateur astronomer's observatory dome; one sets a fire.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1955 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Ames Brothers - The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
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