What Happened on January 19, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS
  • "Scrabble" debuts on board game market

CommunicationHistoric Communication

1st presidential news conference filmed for TV (Eisenhower)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian
  • Simon Rattle, England, orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symph Orch)