Thursday 19 May 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Whitson pitcher (New York Yankees and Pierre J Thuot in Groton.
In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits.
Love Me or Leave Me, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sam and Friends.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Ed Whitson pitcher (New York Yankees: San Diego Padres).
- Pierre J Thuot in Groton: Connecticut, USA; Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62).
- James Gosling: Canadian-American computer scientist created Java.
- Atkinson and Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt West Indies versus Australia.
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