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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1955?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1955 2 Egyptian fighters shot down over Israel
  • 02 Sep 1955 KCRA TV channel 3 in Sacramento, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Sep 1955 KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 05 Sep 1955 Fred Kaps becomes world champion magician
  • 06 Sep 1955 Catch a Star opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 08 Sep 1955 Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor.
  • 09 Sep 1955 Don Zimmer, hits 4,000th Dodger home run
  • 10 Sep 1955 Gunsmoke premieres on CBS TV
  • 11 Sep 1955 69th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (64 62)
  • 12 Sep 1955 KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Sep 1955 Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)
  • 15 Sep 1955 WCTV TV channel 6 in Tallahassee-Thomasville, Florida (CBS) begins
  • 16 Sep 1955 Bauer and Berra homer in 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
  • 17 Sep 1955 Ankles Aweigh closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • 18 Sep 1955 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Mile High Golf Open
  • 19 Sep 1955 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
  • 20 Sep 1955 Willie Mays (Giants) homers off Vern Law (Pirates) in both ends of DH
  • 21 Sep 1955 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • 22 Sep 1955 (ITV) Commercial TV begins in England
  • 23 Sep 1955 Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad
  • 24 Sep 1955 Catch a Star closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 25 Sep 1955 Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ
  • 26 Sep 1955 New York Stock Exchange suffers worst stock prices decline since 1929.
  • 28 Sep 1955 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 29 Sep 1955 Sergeant Preston, debuts on CBS
  • 30 Sep 1955 Film star James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Memento

Memento

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Country: United States of America

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

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

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1955?
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Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A. by Richard Stoddard Aldrich

Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A.

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Gertrude Lawrence, as Mrs. Q, by her husband, Richard Stoddard Aldrich, Greystone, 1954, LCCC# 54-11970. 414 pages. NF/VG.

The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter

The Dinner Party

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The Dinner Party

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.

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively