What Happened on April 28, 1955

Historical Events

  • WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, Alabama (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • (Edwin) "Eddie" Jobson, British progressive rock synthesizer player, and violinist (UK; Frank Zappa, 1976-77; Roxy Music, 1973-76 ; Curved Air, 1972-73), born in Billingham, England
  • Nicky Gumbel, British author and priest (Alpha Course), born in London, England
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Lode Cantens, Flemish playwright (Gnomes of the City), dies at 43
1955 Highlights

About April 28, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Perez 'Prez' Prado & His Orchestra, The King of the Mambo