Wednesday 1 June 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mitsugu Chiyonofuji and Tony Snow.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Unchained Melody by Les Baxter & His Orchestra.
In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Bluff, directed by W. Lee Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Terminus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1955 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Mitsugu Chiyonofuji
- Tony Snow: American journalist and Press Secretary to President George W. Bush from May 8, 2006.
- Dušan Savić
- Chiyonofuji : Japanese grand champion sumo wrester, top ranking to the end of his career when he made an prestigious retirement.
- Chiyonofuji Mitsugu: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 58th Yokozuna.
- Lorraine Moller: Boulder, Colorado -- NZ athelete (1996 Olympics).
- Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1955 ?
Top #8 songs in the USA
- Gisele MacKenzie - Hard To Get
- The McGuire Sisters - Something's Gotta Give
- Unchained Melody - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
- Bill Hayes - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Fess Parker - Ballad Of Davy Crockett
- Heart - Eddie Fisher
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Eddie Calvert - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
- Jimmy Young - Unchained Melody
- Al Hibbler - Unchained Melody
- Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Perez 'Prez' Prado & His Orchestra
- Earth Angel - The Crew Cuts
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?