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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.

But much more happened on March 1955: find out below

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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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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

Rebecca

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America

Books

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Pray For A Brave Heart by Helen MacInnes

Pray For A Brave Heart

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It was 1953, and nothing could shake William Denning's resolve to leave the army and return to the States. Nothing, except one of the largest diamond hauls ever - which, in

Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton

Good Morning, Miss Dove

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Good Morning, Miss Dove, by Patton, Frances Gray

A World Of Love by Elizabeth Bowen

A World Of Love

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In a writing career that spanned the 1920s to the 1960s, Anglo-Irish author Elizabeth Bowen created a rich and nuanced body of work in which she enlarged the comedy of manners

Admiral Kimmel'S Story by Husband E. Kimmel

Admiral Kimmel'S Story

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Hardcover, published by Henry Regenery Co.

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.