Tuesday 20 December 1955
It was Tuesday, 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.
All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, 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.
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1955 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Sammy Mitchell: US computer programmer (Qedit/TSE/Semware).
- David Breashears: American mountaineer director and producer.
- Ed Kuepper: German-Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Saints Laughing Clowns and The Apartments).
- Rory Markas: American sportscaster (Born 1955).
- Binali Yıldırım: Turkish lawyer and politician Turkish Minister of Transport.
- Pierre Bokma: Dutch actor (Avonden, Leedvermaak)
- Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom.
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