Wednesday 26 January 1955
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roberto Citran and Eddie Van Halen.
In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits.
They Who Dare, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stage 7.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1955 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Roberto Citran: Italian actor, probably best known for his films with the director Carlo Mazzacurati.
- Eddie Van Halen: Dutch-American musician whose family moved to southern California when he was ten.
- Lucia Mendez: in Mexico; Spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1955 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Ames Brothers - The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane
- (My Baby Don't Love Me) No More - DeJohn Sisters
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