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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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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1955?
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The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party

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The Dinner Party

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

Venture Into Darkness by Alice Tisdale Hobart

Venture Into Darkness

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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.

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a