On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Shelley [Peter McNeish], English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buzzcocks "Going Steady"), born in Leigh, England (d. 2018)
  • Rob Bolland, Dutch singer and guitarist (Bolland & Bolland), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1955 Highlights

About April 17, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries