February 1955 calendar

February 1955
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28      

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1955.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1955: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1955?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1955 Ray Kroc opens a McDonald's fast food restaurant (the company's 9th since it was founded in 1940), but Kroc later takes over the company and oversees its worldwide expansion.
  • 02 Feb 1955 First Presidential news conference on network TV - Dwight Eisenhower on ABC.
  • 04 Feb 1955 Pact of Mutual Cooperation quotBaghdad Pactquot signed.
  • 08 Feb 1955 Malenkov resigns as USSR premier, Bulganin replaces him.
  • 09 Feb 1955 US federations of trade unions merge into AFL / CIO
  • 10 Feb 1955 Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy helps the Republic of China evacuate Chinese Nationalist army and residents from the Tachen Islands to Taiwan.
  • 12 Feb 1955 WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 13 Feb 1955 KRCG TV channel 13 in Jefferson City, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Feb 1955 WFLA (now WXFL) TV channel 8 in Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida (NBC) begins
  • 16 Feb 1955 Nearly 100 die in a fire at a home for the elderly in Yokohama, Japan.
  • 17 Feb 1955 KTVF TV channel 11 in Fairbanks, AK (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 18 Feb 1955 Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey and Iraq a defense alliance.
  • 19 Feb 1955 South East Asia Collective Defense Treaty goes into effect.
  • 20 Feb 1955 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Serbin Golf Open.
  • 22 Feb 1955 British aircraft carrier Ark Royal sets sail
  • 23 Feb 1955 First meeting of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).
  • 24 Feb 1955 Silk Stockings opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances
  • 26 Feb 1955 Peter Pan closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 149 performances
  • 27 Feb 1955 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

East of Eden

East of Eden

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Country: United States of America

The Big Combo

The Big Combo

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, Jean Wallace, Brian Donlevy

The Devil's General

The Devil's General

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Helmut Käutner

Starring: Curd Jürgens, Viktor de Kowa, Karl John, Marianne Koch

Marcelino pan y vino

Marcelino pan y vino

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ladislao Vajda

Starring: Rafael Rivelles, Antonio Vico, Juan Calvo, José Marco Davó

New York Confidential

New York Confidential

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Russell Rouse

Starring: Broderick Crawford, Richard Conte, Anne Bancroft, Marilyn Maxwell

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1955?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

The White Gate by Mary Ellen Chase

The White Gate

By:

Mylar cover thas protected the white dustjacket. Library jacket on feep and stamp on tp. A coming of age story upon the clean and unmarked pages.

The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso

The View From Pompey'S Head

By:

Sweet, sleepy -- beautiful -- old Pompey's Head, South Carolina. Anson Page thought he'd ground it out of his life for good. Now a Manhattan lawyer representing a large publishing house, he's returning to his hometown after fifteen years to …

Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A. by Richard Stoddard Aldrich

Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A.

By:

Gertrude Lawrence, as Mrs. Q, by her husband, Richard Stoddard Aldrich, Greystone, 1954, LCCC# 54-11970. 414 pages. NF/VG.

Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone

Love Is Eternal

By:

A politically-minded young lady and an awkward lawyer marry and eventually become President and First Lady