What Happened on February 16, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hunt Block, American actor
  • Jeff Clayton, American session and touring jazz saxophonist and composer (Groove Shop), born in Venice, California (d. 2020) [1]

Famous Weddings

Brendan Behan

Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

1955 Highlights

About February 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Softly, Softly - Ruby Murray