What Happened on July 1, 1955

Historical Events

  • KOTA TV channel 3 in Rapid City, SD (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen of Denmark 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 for his only Wimbledon success

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Whitley, American country music singer ("Don't Close Your Eyes"), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang (67 years old)

Chinese Premier of the State Council and China's head of government, born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province

  • Mike Rossman, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1978-79), born in Turnersville, New Jersey
Born in 1955

About July 1, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young