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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1955: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1955?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1955 Habib Bourguiba ends exile from Tunisia
  • 02 Jun 1955 The USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948.
  • 03 Jun 1955 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 04 Jun 1955 Mickey Rooney Show, TV comedy last airs on NBC
  • 05 Jun 1955 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
  • 06 Jun 1955 Bill Haley and The Comets' song "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1.
  • 07 Jun 1955 $64,000 Question premieres on CBS TV
  • 08 Jun 1955 Dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax
  • 10 Jun 1955 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 11 Jun 1955 1st magnesium jet airplane flies
  • 12 Jun 1955 Mr Peepers (TV Comedy) starring Wally Cox airs for last time on NBC
  • 13 Jun 1955 Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France.
  • 14 Jun 1955 Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 15 Jun 1955 Australia score 8-758 vs. West Indies at Kingston, their best ever
  • 16 Jun 1955 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • 18 Jun 1955 3 for Tonight closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 19 Jun 1955 55th US Golf Open: Jack Fleck shoots a 287 at Olympic Country Club - San Francisco
  • 20 Jun 1955 Almost Crazy opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 22 Jun 1955 Antonio Segni forms government in Italy
  • 24 Jun 1955 Harmon Killebrew hits his first home run (off Billy Hoeff).
  • 25 Jun 1955 Can Can closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances
  • 26 Jun 1955 Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade
  • 27 Jun 1955 Julius LaRosa Show, debuts on CBS-TV
  • 29 Jun 1955 Argentine state of siege ends
  • 30 Jun 1955 Johnny Carson Show, debuts on CBS-TV

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Music charts

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Movies

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House of Bamboo

House of Bamboo

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Robert Ryan, Robert Stack, Shirley Yamaguchi, Cameron Mitchell

Not as a Stranger

Not as a Stranger

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra, Robert Mitchum, Gloria Grahame

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins, Dewey Martin, Alexis Minotis

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Charles Lamont

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara

The Cobweb

The Cobweb

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer, Gloria Grahame

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1955?
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Not Honour More by Joyce Cary

Not Honour More

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Not Honour More is the third novel in the second trilogy, or triptych to use Cary's preferred term. The first two are The Prisoner of Grace and Except the Lord, in

My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

My Philadelphia Father

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It's an amazing story.

Why Johnny Can'T Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch

Why Johnny Can'T Read

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The classic book on phonics--the method of teaching recommended by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains complete materials and instructions on teaching children to read at home.

The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso

The View From Pompey'S Head

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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 …

The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave

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The Breaking Wave is one of Nevil Shute’s most poignant and psychologically suspenseful novels, set in the years just after World War II.Sidelined