Sunday 28 August 1955US date format: 8/28/1955, UK date format: 28/8/1955
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Beres Hammond and Tine Van Rompuy.
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 The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Prince and the Pauper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 28 August 1955
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1955 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:28 August
- Emmett Till kidnapped and lynched at age 14: in Money, Mississippi, USA.
- Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament
- Black teenager Emmett Till is murdered in Mississippi, galvanizing the nascent American Civil Rights Movement.
Birth chart on this day
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