Tuesday 8 March 1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ananda Pilz and Don Ashby.
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1955 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Ananda Pilz: German artist, painter, astrologer, esoteric, surrealist.
- Don Ashby: Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1981).
- Clémentine: Princess of Belg, Wife of V Napoleon Bonaparte, dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1955 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Nat King Cole - Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
- Perez Prado and His Orchestra - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
- Four Aces - Melody Of Love
- Bill Hayes - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
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