Friday 23 September 1955
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patti Weaver and Paolo Rossi.
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 Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sergeant Preston of the Yukon.
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- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Patti Weaver: West Virginia, United States -- Actress (Days of our Life, Gina - Young and the Restless).
- Paolo Rossi: Italian footballer.
- Carol Duffy: Scottish poet and playwright who was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009.
- Damiel Heglund: American firefighter (wtc).
- Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad
- Yanks clinch pennant by beating Red Sox, 3-2
- Alec Guinness meets the actor James Dean. Guinness supposedly has a premonition of Dean's death.
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