Thursday 7 July 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Dybzinski and Dominique Quessada.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Learnin' The Blues by Frank Sinatra.
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 Bottoms Up! by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Those Whiting Girls.
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Jerry Dybzinski: American baseball player, a right-handed shortstop who played for the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, and Pittsburgh Pirates 1980 and 1985.
- Dominique Quessada: French writer and philosopher.
- Len Barker: American baseball player and coach.
- Franco Casavola: Composer, dies at 63.
- 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson
- The New Zealand Special Air Service is formed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1955 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- 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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