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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1955: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1955?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1955 69th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen (63 75 61)
  • 02 Jul 1955 7th Heaven closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 44 performances
  • 05 Jul 1955 English harbor strike ends
  • 07 Jul 1955 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson
  • 09 Jul 1955 Rock Around Clock hits #1 on Top 100 chart
  • 11 Jul 1955 Congress authorizes all US currency to say In God We Trust
  • 12 Jul 1955 22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • 15 Jul 1955 WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Jul 1955 Golden Horseshoe Revue 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland
  • 17 Jul 1955 Arco, Idaho becomes first US city lit by nuclear power.
  • 18 Jul 1955 280 mm rain in Martinstown, Dorset (UK-record)
  • 19 Jul 1955 Balclutha ties up at Pier 43 and becomes a floating museum
  • 21 Jul 1955 First submarine powered by liquid metal cooled reactor launched - USS Seawolf.
  • 22 Jul 1955 1st VP to preside over cabinet meeting-R Nixon
  • 23 Jul 1955 New York Yankees Bob Cerv and E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • 24 Jul 1955 Ali Sastroamidjojo of Government resigns in Indonesia
  • 26 Jul 1955 37th PGA Championship: Doug Ford at Meadowbrook Country Club - Detroit
  • 27 Jul 1955 Bulgaria shoots down a plane heading for Israel (58 die)
  • 28 Jul 1955 The Union Mundial pro Interlingua is founded at the first Interlingua congress in Tours, France.
  • 29 Jul 1955 Smokey Burgess hits three home runs to help Pittsburgh Pirates beat Cincinnati Reds 16-5.
  • 30 Jul 1955 Louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France
  • 31 Jul 1955 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open

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Movies

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The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Charles Laughton

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason

Country: United States of America

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams

Country: United States of America

The Phenix City Story

The Phenix City Story

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

Footsteps in the Fog

Footsteps in the Fog

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Bill Travers, Belinda Lee

The Virgin Queen

The Virgin Queen

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1955?
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Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A. by Richard Stoddard Aldrich

Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A.

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

My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

My Philadelphia Father

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It's an amazing story.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Essays In The Public Philosophy by Walter Lippmann

Essays In The Public Philosophy

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Politics. First edition stated. Blue cloth covers rubbed, corners and spine ends bumped, faint glass ring on the front. Interior clean and tight, pages toned.

The Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher

The Scotswoman

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The Scotswoman Hardcover - June 10, 1976 by Inglis Clark Fletcher