Friday December 16, 1955
US date format: 12/16/1955, UK date format: 16/12/1955
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 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 Xander Berkeley and Prince Lorenz of Belgium.
In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits.
The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, Norman Panama, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Here and Now.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1955?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1955?
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