Thursday 26 May 1955
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Adam Curtis and Masaharu Morimoto.
In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits.
The Seven Year Itch, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955
while Venture Into Darkness by Alice Tisdale Hobart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Front Row Center.
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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1955
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1955 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Adam Curtis
- Candace L Collins: Dupo, Illinois -- Playmate (Dec, 1979).
- Masaharu Morimoto: Japanese-American chef.
- Paul Stoddart: Australian businessman.
- Wesley Walker: American football player and educator.
- Alberto Ascari: Italian motor racer, world motor champion 1952-53.
- 7th Heaven opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances
- Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade
- Conservatives win British parliamentary election.
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