Saturday 13 August 1955US date format: 8/13/1955, UK date format: 13/8/1955
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Greengrass and Keith Ahlers.
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 Gentlemen, Start Your Engines by Wilbur Shaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1955 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1955 ?
Top #8 songs in the USA
- Johnny Desmond - The Yellow Rose Of Texas
- Perry Como - Tina Marie
- Wake The Town And Tell The People - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- The Yellow Rose Of Texas - Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus
- Unchained Melody - Les Baxter & His Orchestra
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