Tuesday 26 July 1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Walker and Jean-Marc Florand.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets.
In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits.
The Naked Street, directed by Maxwell Shane, 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 Those Whiting Girls.
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1955 ?
- Nicholas Walker: Bogota, Colombia -- Actor (Capitol, Jimmy- General Hospital).
- Jean-Marc Florand: French lawyer, based in Paris, an associate of Karim Achoui.
- Asif Zardari: Politician.
- Aleksandrs Starkovs: Latvian footballer and coach.
- 37th PGA Championship: Doug Ford at Meadowbrook Country Club - Detroit
- Ted Allen throws a record 72 consecutive horseshoe ringers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1955 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Unchained Melody - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- Something's Gotta Give (orchestra Of Sy Oliver) - Sammy Davis Jr.
- Alan Dale - Sweet And Gentle
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