Wednesday 23 March 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Laroche and Moses Malone.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes.
In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Revenge of the Creature, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
- Bernard Laroche: French homicide suspect, arrested on 5 November 1984 for the murder of his cousin's son, four-year-old Gregory Villemin.
- Moses Malone: American basketball player, he played in the ABA for the Utah Stars (1974–1975) and Spirits of St. Louis (1975–1976), and in the NBA with the Buffalo Braves (1976), Houston Rockets (1976–1982), Philadelphia 76ers (1982–1986, 1993–1994), Washington Bullets (1986–1988), Atlanta Hawks (1988–1991), Milwaukee Bucks (1991–1993), and San Antonio Spurs (1994–1995).
- Carole Ashby
- Michel Crémadès
- Cindy Olavarri in Pleasant Hills: California, USA; cyclist (7-Eleven team).
- Petrea Burchard: American actress.
- Artur da Silva Bernardes: President of Brazil (Born 1875).
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