Wednesday September 21, 1955
US date format: 9/21/1955, UK date format: 21/9/1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 François Cluzet and Mika Kaurismäki.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
The Trouble with Harry, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Living Past Of America by Cornelius Vanderbilt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jungle Jim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 21, 1955?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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- Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
- Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 21, 1955?
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Top #6 songs in the USA
- Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra - The Shifting, Whispering Sands Part 1 & 2
- Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus - The Yellow Rose Of Texas
- Pat Boone - Ain't That A Shame
- Roger Williams - Autumn Leaves
- Bill Haley and His Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
- Fontane Sisters - Seventeen
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 21If September 21, 1955 is your birthday you're 64 years, 10 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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