Thursday 27 January 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
They Who Dare, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1955 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Brian Engblom: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- Alexander Stuart: English-American author and screenwriter.
- Richard Young in Glasgow: Kentucky, USA; singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett").
- Mimi Rogers in Coral Gables: Florida, USA; actress (Paper Dolls, The Rousters).
- John G Roberts: American jurist and the 17th Chief Justice of the United States.
- Koji Ushikubo: Japanese racing driver
- John Roberts: American lawyer and jurist, Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, confirmed and sworn in on September 29, 2005.
- Ernst Penzoldt: Writer.
- Plain & Fancy opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1955 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Ames Brothers - The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
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