Tuesday August 09, 1955

US date format: 8/9/1955, UK date format: 9/8/1955

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on August 9, 1955, here's what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac 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 Doug Williams in Louisana and John E Sweeney. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Wake The Town And Tell The People by Les Baxter & His Orchestra. 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 movie released in 1955 while Officers And Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Movies

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To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly

Country: United States of America

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Peter van Eyck, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina

Country: United States of America

Die Mädels vom Immenhof

Die Mädels vom Immenhof

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Wolfgang Schleif

Starring: Angelika Meissner, Heidi Brühl, Christiane König, Margarete Haagen

Wiretapper

Wiretapper

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Dick Ross

Starring: Bill Williams, Georgia Lee, Douglas Kennedy, Phil Tead

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Officers And Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh

Officers And Gentlemen

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This is the second volume in the 'Sword of Honor' trilogy. The other volumes in this trilogy include: 'Men at Arms' and 'The End of the Battle'.

Grandfather Stories by Samuel Hopkins Adams

Grandfather Stories

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Book by Adams, Samuel Hopkins

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman

No Time For Sergeants

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No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 09, 1955?

On August 09, 1955 several famous people were born including, Doug Williams in Louisana, John E Sweeney, Peter Schmuck.

Which famous people died on August 09, 1955?

Famous people died on August 09, 1955 include, Marion Eugene Bauer.

What was the number one song in August 09, 1955?

The number one song in the week of August 09, 1955 was Wake The Town And Tell The People by Les Baxter & His Orchestra in US and Rose Marie by Slim Whitman in UK.

What were the top hits on August 09, 1955?

The top hits on August 09, 1955 were Wake The Town And Tell The People by Les Baxter & His Orchestra, The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Johnny Desmond, Tina Marie by Perry Como in US and Rose Marie by Slim Whitman, Cool Water by Frankie Laine With The Mellomen, Learnin' The Blues by Frank Sinatra in UK.