What Happened on December 31, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Vamp" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • The General Motors Corporation becomes the first U.S. corporation to make over $1 billion USD in a year.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dawood Ibrahim, Indian crime boss (D-Company), born in Khed, Ratnagiri, India
  • Michigan J. Frog, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "One Froggy Evening"

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Gregory Peck (39) weds philanthropist Veronique Passani (23)