Tuesday 30 August 1955
It was Tuesday, 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 30 August 1955 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Richard "Butch" Johnson: Worcester, Massachusetts -- Archer (1992, 96 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jamie Moses: English-American guitarist.
- David Hefner: American noted family, the son of Hugh Hefner and his first wife, Mildred.
- Martin Jackson: rocker (Swing Out Sister - "Swing Out").
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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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