Monday 12 September 1955
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nina Blackwood in Massachusetts and Peter Scolari.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wonderama.
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Nina Blackwood in Massachusetts: USA; actress / VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad).
- Peter Scolari: American actor and director.
- Brian Smith: English footballer (d. 2013).
- Gustave Vanzype: Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86.
- KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
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