What Happened on April 5, 1955

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Akira Toriyama, Japanese manga artist, born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress (Jefferson in Paris), born in Montereau-Fault-Yonne, France
  • Janice Long (née Chegwin), British radio host (Crash FM; BBC), born in Liverpool, Merseyside, England (d. 2021)
Born in 1955

Famous Weddings

Ray Charles

American musician Ray Charles (24) weds Della Beatrice Howard

1955 Highlights

About April 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Give Me Your Word - Tennessee Ernie Ford