Tuesday August 09, 1955
US date format: 8/9/1955, UK date format: 9/8/1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include John E Sweeney and Doug Williams in Louisana.
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.
To Hell and Back, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Officers And Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Windows.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 09, 1955?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
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- Marion Eugene Bauer: Composer, dies at 57.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 09, 1955?
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Top #8 songs in the USA
- Les Baxter & His Orchestra - Wake The Town And Tell The People
- Johnny Desmond - The Yellow Rose Of Texas
- Perry Como - Tina Marie
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus - The Yellow Rose Of Texas
- Les Baxter & His Orchestra - Unchained Melody
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 09If August 09, 1955 is your birthday you're 65 years, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 25 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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