What the sky looked like on August 16, 1955
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/16/1955, UK date format: 16/8/1955
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Perry and Marneen Fields.
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.
Pather Panchali, directed by Satyajit Ray, 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 The Prince and the Pauper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Which were the important events of August 16, 1955?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 1955?
Top #9 songs in the USA
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?