What Happened on December 27, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Olson (née Bracher), American political commentator, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Brad Murphey, Australian racing driver
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Carpenter, English Royal Navy soldier, dies at 74
  • Ham Fisher, American comic strip writer and cartoonist (Joe Palooka), dies at 55
1955 Highlights

About December 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Christmas Alphabet - Dickie Valentine