What Happened on January 4, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathy Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Dominicus Johner, German composer, dies at 80
  • Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, dies at 81
  • G. G. van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC newspaper), dies at 82
  • Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), dies at 84
1955 Highlights

About January 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Finger Of Suspicion - Dickie Valentine with The Stargazers