What Happened on January 13, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred White, American drummer (Earth Wind & Fire, 1974-84 - "Shining Star"; "September"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2023)
  • Jay McInerney, American novelist (Bright Lights, Big City), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Paul Kelly, Australian singer-songwriter (The Messengers), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Titus M Mafolo, South African journalist/ANC-leader
  • Trevor Rabin, South African-American rock guitarist (Yes, 1983-94 - "Owner Of A Lonely Heart"), and film score composer (National Treasure), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
1955 Highlights

About January 13, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

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