Thursday 24 February 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Abrams and Eddie L Johnson.
In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits.
The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, 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.
On TV people were watching Stage 7.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Bob Abrams: Ohio, United States -- Rocker (Buckinghams).
- Eddie L Johnson: retired American professional basketball player and sex offender.
- Stella Carnacina: Italian film actress and singer.
- Steve Jobs: American entrepreneur, one of the originators of the computer revolution, co-founder of Apple Computer Corporation and Pixar Animation Studios.
- Alain Prost: French car racer, the most successful driver ever in history, a driver of Formula-1 vehicles.
- Eddie Johnson: American basketball player
- Silk Stockings opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances
- Pact of Baghdad between Iraq and Turkey signed
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