Wednesday 23 November 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Steven Brust [Karl Zoltan] and Andrew Cohen.
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 Tontine by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Spin and Marty.
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- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Steven Brust [Karl Zoltan]: United States -- Sci-fi author (Yendi, Jhereg).
- Andrew Cohen: American self-styled guru and publisher of What is Enlightenment? Magazine, and various books.
- Peter Douglas: American noted family; son of Kirk Douglas and his second wife; producer of a TV movie, "Amos" starring his dad in 1985.
- Steven Brust: American singer-songwriter drummer and author (Cats Laughing).
- Ludovico Einaudi: Italian pianist and composer.
- British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Island in Indian Ocean to Australia.
- The Cocos Islands are transferred from the control of the United Kingdom to Australia.
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