Monday December 26, 1955

US date format: 12/26/1955, UK date format: 26/12/1955

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 26, 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 Evan Bayh . In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. La doncella de piedra, directed by Miguel M. Delgado, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Beyond Desire by Pierre La Mure was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • RKO is 1st to announce sale of its film library to TV
  • Cleveland Browns beat Los Angeles Rams 38-14 in NFL championship game.

Famous Birthday

  • American politician, 46th Governor of...

Movies

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Devdas

Devdas

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Motilal, Suchitra Sen

The Court Jester

The Court Jester

Directed by: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States of America

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Country: United States of America

Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - He
  2. - Autumn Leaves
  3. - (I'm Getting) Nuttin' For Christmas

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Just Walkin' In The Rain
  2. - Rock Around The Clock
  3. - The Green Door
  4. - Singing The Blues
  5. - The Ballad Of Davy Crockett
Sport Games on December 26, 1955

Sport Games on December 26, 1955


NFL

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Rams : 38 - 14
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TV Series

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Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Fury

Fury

Directed by: David Ayer

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Directed by: John Guillermin

Wanted

Wanted

Directed by: Vitaliy Versace

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Beyond Desire by Pierre La Mure

Beyond Desire

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A novel based on the life of Mendelssohn-- his romances, love of music, and respect for predecessor Johann Sebastian Bach. Other famous characters in the book include Chopin and George

The Deer Park by Norman Mailer

The Deer Park

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Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block

Herblock'S Here And Now

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Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 26, 1955?

On December 26, 1955 several famous people were born including, Evan Bayh.


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