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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1955?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1955 KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC / NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 02 Mar 1955 King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates the throne in favor of his father, King Norodom Suramarit.
  • 03 Mar 1955 Elvis Presley appears on television for the first time.
  • 05 Mar 1955 WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Mar 1955 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open.
  • 07 Mar 1955 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas and Loretta Young
  • 13 Mar 1955 Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal.
  • 14 Mar 1955 Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal.
  • 15 Mar 1955 Dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses
  • 16 Mar 1955 US President Dwight Eisenhower upholds the use of atomic weapons in case of war.
  • 17 Mar 1955 The Richard Riot occurs in Montreal.
  • 18 Mar 1955 I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan.
  • 19 Mar 1955 KXTV of Stockton, California, signs on the air in the United States, being the 100th commercial television station in this country.
  • 20 Mar 1955 KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 21 Mar 1955 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece
  • 24 Mar 1955 Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens for 694 performances
  • 26 Mar 1955 "Ballad of Davy Crockett" becomes the #1 record in US.
  • 27 Mar 1955 9th Tony Awards: Desperate Hours and Pajama Game win.
  • 30 Mar 1955 27th Academy Awards: On the Waterfront, Marlon Brando and Grace Kelly win.
  • 31 Mar 1955 US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington, USA closes.

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Movies

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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

Stella

Stella

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Michael Cacoyannis

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Giorgos Foundas, Alekos Alexandrakis, Hristina Kalogerikou

The Man from Laramie

The Man from Laramie

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell

Country: United States of America

Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

Country: United States of America

Books

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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 …

Have Tux, Will Travel by Bob Hope

Have Tux, Will Travel

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"If I had my life to live over again, I wouldn't have time." -- Bob Hope The legendary wit and unmistakable voice of America's favorite showman are

Flamingo Feather by Laurens Van Der Post

Flamingo Feather

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Flamingo Feather, which Laurens van der Post dedicated to the 'fast vanishing Africa' of his boyhood, is a story of adventure - adventure unfolded in the great tradition of story-telling.

The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop

The Day Lincoln Was Shot

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated.It

Billions, Blunders And Baloney by Eugene W. Castle

Billions, Blunders And Baloney

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Excerpt from Billions, Blunders, and Baloney: The Fantastic Story of How Uncle Sam Is Squandering Your Money OverseasDo you know that since 1948 we have spent over forty billion dollars to