On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Diamanda Gal├ís, Greek-American pianist, singer and composer (Masque of the Red Death), born in San Diego, California
  • Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium

Famous Weddings

  • "Untamed Youth" actress Mamie Van Doren (24) weds trumpeter and actor Ray Anthony (33)
1955 Highlights

About August 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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