Wednesday 13 April 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kabaka of and Ole von Beust.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes.
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Marty, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Tumult And The Shouting by Grantland Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Damon Runyon Theater.
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Which were the important events of 13 April 1955 ?
- Kabaka of: Buganda.
- Ole von Beust: Mayor of Hamburg.
- Louis Johnson in Los Angeles: California, USA; rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson).
- Ole Von Beust: First mayor of the city-state of Hamburg, from 2001 - 2010.
- Francis Dannemark: Belgian novelist.
- Philippe Lepoivre: French businessman and former engineer, owner of the website Astrotheme.
- Steve Camp: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Louis Johnson: American bass player and producer (The Brothers Johnson) (d. 2015)
- Lupe Pintor: Mexican boxer
- Hideki Saijo: Japanese singer
- 20.33 (51.64 cm) of rainfall, Axis, Alabama (state record)
- 20.33 inches (51.64 cm) of rainfall in Axis, Alabama (state record).
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