Thursday 17 November 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill McCreary in Ontario and Yolanda King.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams.
In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Tarantula, directed by Jack Arnold, 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.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Spin and Marty.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1955 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bill McCreary in Ontario: Canada; NHL referee.
- Yolanda King: daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Dennis Maruk: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Dan Schnurrenberger: American canoe racer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1955 ?
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