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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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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1955?
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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

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Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

Band Of Angels by Robert Penn Warren

Band Of Angels

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First published in 1955, Band of Angels is one of the most searing and vivid fictional accounts of the Civil War era ever written.

Papa'S Wife by Thyra Ferre Bjorn

Papa'S Wife

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Book by Thyra Ferré Björn

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

No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman

No Time For Sergeants

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No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.