What Happened on February 8, 1955

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

Georgy Malenkov resigns as USSR premier and is replaced by Nikolai Bulganin

  • The Government of Sindh abolished Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000 kmĀ²) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethan Phillips, American actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager), born in Garden City, New York
  • Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, American professional wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary), born in Montebello, California (d. 2018)

John GrishamJohn Grisham (68 years old)

American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
Born in 1955

About February 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney with The Mellomen