Sunday 22 May 1955
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Coppersmith and Jimmy Lyon.
In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits.
Love Me or Leave Me, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
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- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Sam Coppersmith: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Arizona).
- Jimmy Lyon: American guitarist (Eddie Money).
- Chalmers ''Spanky'' Alford: American jazz guitarist (d. 2008).
- Dale Winton: British disc jockey and television presenter, one of the most popular TV personalities in England.
- Chalmers Alford: American guitarist (d. 2008).
- Jerry Dammers: Indian-English keyboard player and songwriter (The Specials)
- Iva Davies: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Icehouse)
- John Grimaldi: English musician songwriter and artist (Argent) (d. 1983)
- Maggie Jones: Baroness Jones of Whitchurch Welsh union leader and politician
- Oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix (aged 55) finishes 6th
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