Monday 29 August 1955
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1955 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Gerard Pignon: French mechanic.
- Diamanda Galas: American singer.
- Diamanda Galás: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Frank Hoste: Belgian cyclist.
- Jack Lew: American lawyer and politician 25th White House Chief of Staff.
- Jacob Lew: American government official
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1955 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
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