Wednesday July 13, 1955
US date format: 7/13/1955, UK date format: 13/7/1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 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 Chris White (saxophonist) and Yoshitaka Tamba.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets.
In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits.
The Phenix City Story, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frankie Laine Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 13, 1955?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 1955?
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Top #7 songs in the USA
- Fats Domino - Ain't It A Shame
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Frank Sinatra - Learnin' The Blues
- Les Baxter & His Orchestra - Unchained Melody
- Sammy Davis Jr. - Something's Gotta Give (orchestra Of Sy Oliver)
- Alan Dale - Sweet And Gentle
- Nat King Cole and the Four Knights - If I May
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 13If July 13, 1955 is your birthday you're 65 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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