What Happened on July 18, 1955

Historical Events

  • 1st electric power generated from atomic energy sold commercially
  • 280 mm rain in Martinstown, Dorset (UK-record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Teresa Ann Savoy, British actress in Italian Films (Caligula; Salon Kitty), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Terry Chambers, British drummer (XTC, 1972-82 - "Generals And Majors"), born in Wiltshire, England
  • Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician
Born in 1955

About July 18, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Dreamboat - Alma Cogan