June 1955 calendar

June 1955

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1955?


  • 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

Famous Birthday

  • Isabelle Adjani

    French actress and international film star; first accepted by Comedie-Francaise at 15 due to her extraordinary talent.

  • French soccer player, trainer and manager.

  • Sandra Bernhard

    American comedienne, tall, skinny, aggressive, ultra-hip, manic, bearing a mouth and nosed that have been compared respectively to Jagger...

  • Dana Carvey

    American actor and stand-up comedian, known for his work as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" and for playing the role of Garth Algar...

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Famous Deaths

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1955?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Hard To Get
  2. - Something's Gotta Give
  3. - Unchained Melody
  4. - Learnin' The Blues
  5. - (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
  2. - Unchained Melody
  3. - Dreamboat
  4. - Unchained Melody
  5. - Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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We're No Angels

We're No Angels

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Joan Bennett

Country: United States of America

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


Which were the most popular books released in June 1955?
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The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking


With more than five million copies printed, The Power of Positive Thinking is an international bestseller. It has helped millions of people around the globe to find fulfillment through Dr.

The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith

The Great Crash 1929


The classic examination of 1929's financial collapse with an introduction by James K. Galbraith, economist. The Atlantic Monthly stated: "Economic Writings

Nectar In A Sieve by Kamala Markandaya

Nectar In A Sieve


This touching and moving story is about a peasant woman living in India's primitive village. Her entire life has been a struggle to care for her children.

The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party


The Dinner Party

Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach

Run Silent, Run Deep


This is the story of the silent serviceaEUR", the submarine crews that destroyed the Japanese merchant ship. It is a narrative tale with drama and intimacy, telling the story of two strong-headed men. Their loves, their jealousies and their fates …