Thursday 25 August 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gerd Muller and Vijayakanth.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets.
In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits.
Kokoro, directed by Kon Ichikawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Prince and the Pauper.
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What the sky looked like on 25 August 1955
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Gerd Muller: German politician.
- Vijayakanth: Tamil actor and politician.
- John McGeoch: Scottish guitarist (Magazine Visage Siouxsie and the Banshees Public Image Ltd and The Armoury Show) (d. 2004).
- Gerd Müller: German businessman and politician.
- Last Soviet forces leave Austria
- The last Soviet Army occupation forces leave Austria.
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