Tuesday 2 August 1955US date format: 8/2/1955, UK date format: 2/8/1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Muriel Robin and Craig Virgin.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Muriel Robin: French comedian, singer and actress, she...
- Craig Virgin: American runner, the record-holder in...
- Roberta Wallach in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Civil Wars).
- Caleb Carr: American novelist and military...
- John Gilmore: Activist.
- Tony Godden: English footballer and manager.
- Tim Dunigan: American actor.
- Jimmy Lowe: Nashville, Tennessee -- Country singer...
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1955 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- Unchained Melody - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
- Something's Gotta Give (orchestra Of Sy Oliver) - Sammy Davis Jr.
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