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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1955?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1955 The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs near Longmont, Colorado, killing all 39 passengers and five crew members aboard the Douglas DC-6B airliner.
  • 02 Nov 1955 Clarton-Schwerdt and Schaffer discover polio virus
  • 03 Nov 1955 1st virus crystallized (announced)
  • 04 Nov 1955 After being totally destroyed in World War II, the rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with a performance of Beethoven's Fidelio.
  • 05 Nov 1955 Montreal Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)
  • 06 Nov 1955 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch and Country Club - California
  • 07 Nov 1955 Supreme Court of Baltimore bans segregation in public recreational areas.
  • 09 Nov 1955 New Zealand all out for 70 vs. Pakistan at Dacca
  • 10 Nov 1955 Vamp opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • 12 Nov 1955 1st West German officers sworn in
  • 13 Nov 1955 Argentine General Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as President
  • 15 Nov 1955 Poland andYugoslavia sign trade agreement
  • 16 Nov 1955 Johnny Cash made his 1st chart appearance with Cry Cry Cry
  • 18 Nov 1955 Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for first powered flight.
  • 19 Nov 1955 KXMB TV channel 12 in Bismarck, ND (CBS / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 20 Nov 1955 Bo Diddley makes his television debut on Ed Sullivan's ''Toast Of The Town'' show for the CBS-TV network.
  • 21 Nov 1955 KTVO TV channel 3 in Ottumwa-Kirksville, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 23 Nov 1955 British transfer Cocos (Keeling) Island in Indian Ocean to Australia.
  • 25 Nov 1955 Race segregation forbidden on trains and buses between US states
  • 26 Nov 1955 Boy Friend closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
  • 28 Nov 1955 KMVI (now WMAU) TV channel 12 in Wailuku, HI (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Nov 1955 Turkish government of Menderes resigns
  • 30 Nov 1955 Pipe Dream opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

Good Morning, Miss Dove

Good Morning, Miss Dove

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

Artists and Models

Artists and Models

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dorothy Malone

Queen Bee

Queen Bee

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Ranald MacDougall

Starring: Joan Crawford, Barry Sullivan, Betsy Palmer, John Ireland

The Last Frontier

The Last Frontier

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston, James Whitmore

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1955?
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The American West by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

The American West

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This truly magnificent book recreates with a wealth of rare pictures and vivid authoritative text the tremendous epic of the American West.

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

Silver Leopard by F. Van Wyck Mason

Silver Leopard

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Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition bound in red cloth. Pictorial endpapers by John Alan Maxwell.

Grandfather Stories by Samuel Hopkins Adams

Grandfather Stories

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Book by Adams, Samuel Hopkins

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter

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In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I