Thursday 11 August 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Norio Honaga and Marc Bureau.
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.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Gentlemen, Start Your Engines by Wilbur Shaw 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 11 August 1955 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Norio Honaga: Wrestler (NJPW).
- Marc Bureau: Canadian politician 16th Mayor of Gatineau.
- Sylvia Hermon: Northern Irish academic and politician.
- Indonesia government of Harahap forms
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