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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1955?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1955 Honeymooners premieres
  • 02 Oct 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents premieres
  • 03 Oct 1955 Captain Kangaroo premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain!
  • 04 Oct 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating New York Yankees in 7 (World Series #52).
  • 05 Oct 1955 Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • 06 Oct 1955 LSD made illegal in US
  • 07 Oct 1955 Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched
  • 08 Oct 1955 World's most powerful aircraft carrier, Saratoga (US), launched.
  • 09 Oct 1955 Betty Jameson wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
  • 11 Oct 1955 All Peron feast days disposed of in Argentina
  • 14 Oct 1955 ODECA secretariat inaugurated.
  • 17 Oct 1955 Lee Merriwether joins Today Show panel
  • 18 Oct 1955 Track and Field names Jesse Owens all-time track athelete
  • 20 Oct 1955 No Time for Sergeants opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith
  • 22 Oct 1955 WWNY TV channel 7 in Carthage-Watertown, New York (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 23 Oct 1955 Dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time
  • 25 Oct 1955 Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
  • 26 Oct 1955 1st edition of Village Voice (NYC) published
  • 27 Oct 1955 Argentine peso devalued
  • 28 Oct 1955 Egypt and Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty
  • 29 Oct 1955 Belgium signs accord for 5 day work week (45 hours)
  • 31 Oct 1955 Mgr Alfrink appointed Archbishop of Utrecht

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

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The Desperate Hours

The Desperate Hours

Release year: 1955

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott

Country: United States of America

Bobby Ware Is Missing

Bobby Ware Is Missing

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: Neville Brand, Arthur Franz, Jean Willes, Walter Reed

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1955?
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The Sane Society by Erich Fromm

The Sane Society

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The Sane Society is a continuation and extension of the brilliant psychiatric concepts Erich Fromm first formulated in Escape from Freedom; it is also, in many ways, an answer to Freud's

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.

The Notebooks Of Major Thompson by Pierre Daninos

The Notebooks Of Major Thompson

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Fictional observations of Major Thompson on the mannerisms of the French and English.

The Genius And The Goddess by Aldous Huxley

The Genius And The Goddess

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A lost novella from Brave New World author Aldous Huxley, now back in print in a Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition, The Genius and the Goddess is the story of a

The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine

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