Tuesday 5 July 1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Gismondi and Tony Hadley.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets.
In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits.
Mister Roberts, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1955 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Michael Gismondi: Rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band).
- Tony Hadley: English footballer.
- Peter McNamara: Australian tennis player and coach.
- Mia Couto: Mozambican writer.
- English harbor strike ends
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1955 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Les Baxter & His Orchestra - Unchained Melody
- Eddie Fisher - Heart
- Nat King Cole and the Four Knights - If I May
- Something's Gotta Give (orchestra Of Sy Oliver) - Sammy Davis Jr.
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